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Halloumi with tomatoes & pomegranate molasses

Salty halloumi cheese, sweet pomegranate molasses and fresh mint make a delicious combination in this quick Lebanese meze dish

  • Prep: 5 mins
    Cook: 8 mins
  • Serves 2
  • Easy
  • Serves 2
  • Easy
  • Calories 424
  • Carbohydrates 3
  • Saturated Fat 19
  • Sugar 3
  • Protein 24
  • Fat 35
  • Fibre 1
  • Salt 3.5

Nutrition per serving

  • Calories 424
  • Carbohydrates 3
  • Saturated Fat 19
  • Sugar 3
  • Protein 24
  • Fat 35
  • Fibre 1
  • Salt 3.5

Ingredients

  • 1-2 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ tsp za’atar
  • 225g pack halloumi, sliced
  • 5 cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 tbsp pomegranate molasses
  • handful mint leaves, to serve
  • 1-2 tsp pomegranate seeds, to serve

Method

  1. Pour the olive oil into a medium bowl, add the za’atar and stir to combine. Add the halloumi and toss in the mixture until well coated.

  2. Heat a large griddle pan. Place the halloumi in the pan and cook for 1-2 mins, then turn over and cook for a further 1-2 mins until golden brown on both sides. After turning the halloumi, add the cherry tomatoes and move them around the pan quickly so they cook all over.

  3. Transfer the halloumi and tomatoes to a plate, then drizzle over the pomegranate molasses and serve with the mint leaves and pomegranate seeds scattered over.

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