Char-grilled Courgette & Halloumi

Char-grilled Courgette & Halloumi


4 slices of courgette – 1cm thick – (cut on the diagonal)

4 slices of Halloumi cheese – 1cm thick

2 Tbsp/40g Tomato & red onion salsa

For the Halloumi:

4 slices of Halloumi cheese – 1cm thick

100ml Dry white wine

1 Tsp Chopped parsley

1 Tsp Mint

1 Clove garlic finely chopped

25ml Lemon oil

For the salsa:

1 Vine tomato, deseeded & diced

¼ Red onion, diced

1Tbsp Coriander leaves, finely chopped

½ Red chilli, deseeded, finely diced

Pinch of salt & pepper to taste

1 Tbsp Lemon oil


1. Combine the wine, mint, parsley, oil and garlic, and marinate the Halloumi slices, for at least two hours, or preferably overnight.

2. Brush the courgettes with a little oil, season with salt & pepper, place on the char-grill, or griddle pan. Cook on both sides for 5 – 6 minutes, or until tender.

3. Heat a little oil in a non-stick pan, pan fry the Halloumi on both sides for 3 – 4 minutes, until the outside turns golden brown.

4. Combine all the ingredients for the salsa together, ensuring not to bruise the tomatoes

5. Arrange the courgettes and Halloumi in a circle; pile the salsa into the middle. Drizzle with extra lemon oil.


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