Find your recipes and restaurants here

Mediterranean roasted halloumi with basil

Simple and delicious one-pan supper with potatoes, peppers, tomatoes and basil.
mediterranean roasted halloumi with basil dressing

Recipe from: 3 March 2014
Preparation time: 10 min
Cooking time: 30 min


  • 500
    potatoes - halved lengthways
  • 3
    mixed peppers - seeds removed and sliced
  • 1
    lemon-infused olive oil
  • 25
    basil - stalks removed
  • 1/2
    zest of lemon - plus squeeze of juice
  • 125
    cherry tomatoes - halved
  • 125
    halloumi cheese - thickly sliced
Servings: Change Serving


Preheat the oven to 200°C.

Cook the potatoes in a pan of boiling water for 5 minutes or until just tender. Drain, then tip into a large, shallow roasting tin and scatter over sliced peppers. 

Place the olive oil, basil leaves, lemon zest and juice into a small blender with some seasoning and blend until coarsely chopped. Pour over the vegetables and toss to coat. Roast for 20 minutes.

Turn up the heat to 220°C, gas mark 7. Add the halved tomatoes and sliced halloumi to the tray and roast for a further 5-10 minutes or until the cheese is golden brown.

Serve straightaway. 


Try this recipe with diced feta in place of the halloumi.

Read more on: easy  |  vegetarian  |  recipes

NEXT ON FOOD24X publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.

Find a recipe



Silo District top 10: Where it's as much about food and cocktails as it is about design

Its own uber trendy metropolis, the Silo District in Cape Town offers stylish restaurants and bars to match it's arty appeal. Here's where to eat and drink.


Find a restaurant

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.