Halloumi skewers recipe

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  • Vegetarian
Total Time2 hours 20 mins (including 2hrs to marinate)

Halloumi is a Greek cheese that you can grill, fry or bake. It has a mild, salty flavour and is great with lamb, grilled tomatoes, beans or on its own.


  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 18 whole pitted black olives
  • 100ml (3floz) olive oil
  • 400g (14oz) halloumi cheese
  • 3 large tomatoes
  • 6 just cooked new potatoes
  • 2 large courgettes
  • 1 red onion
  • 1 aubergine
  • 6 kebab skewers
  • Pitta bread to serve




  1. Mix the garlic, olives and olive oil together to make the marinade.
  2. Cut the cheese into 2.5cm (1in) cubes.
  3. Cut tomatoes into four and remove the seeds. Cut potatoes in half length-ways.
  4. Chop the remaining vegetables into 2.5cm (1in) cubes and thread them onto skewers with the potatoes and tomatoes.
  5. Marinate the kebabs for 2 hrs.
  6. Cook over barbecue or grill until tender, turning after 2 mins on each side, and serve immediately in pitta bread or on a bed of salad.