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Tomato and Halloumi Bake

This halloumi bake perfectly combines the healthy freshness of vegetables with the chewy, salty halloumi for a delicious vegetarian dinner.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mediterranean
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 265kcal


  • 1 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1 Onion chopped
  • 2 cloves Garlic crushed
  • 2 Courgettes chopped
  • 6 Medium Tomatoes chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Tomato Puree
  • 1 tablespoon Turmeric
  • 1 tablespoon Cumin
  • 1 teaspoon Smoked Paprika
  • 1 teaspoon Chilli Flakes (adjust according to how spicy you like your food, it will still taste great without!)
  • Salt and Pepper
  • 200 g Halloumi sliced
  • Handful Fresh Basil chopped


  • Start by heating the oil in a frying pan which you can also use under the grill over a medium heat. Add the onion and fry for a few minutes. Add the garlic and cook for a little longer.
  • Once the onion and garlic has softened add the tomatoes and courgettes followed by the tomato puree and all the spices along with a good sprinkling of salt and pepper. Cook over a medium heat for 20 minutes until everything is softened and the tomatoes have released their liquid.
  • Heat the grill to medium high heat. Remove the pan from the heat and place the slices of halloumi across the top of the vegetables. Place under the grill for a few minutes until the cheese has browned. Sprinkle with basil before serving.



Calories: 265kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Sodium: 631mg | Potassium: 841mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 2165IU | Vitamin C: 46.2mg | Calcium: 560mg | Iron: 2.9mg