Best Pan-Seared Halloumi Cheese Recipe: Healthy Mediterranean Eating Has Never Tasted So Good by 30Seconds Food

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Best Pan-Seared Halloumi Cheese Recipe: Healthy Mediterranean Eating Has Never Tasted So Good

Halloumi is a semi-hard, unripe cheese made from sheep or goat milk (occasionally it is made from cow's milk). Halloumi is high in protein, calcium and other nutrients. It has a high melting point, so it can be pan seared, fried or grilled. This easy pan-seared halloumi recipe is a delicious appetizer, meat substitute or can be used in salads or buddha bowls. To add more flavor, drizzle with a balsamic reduction or our lemon vinaigrette, rosemary lemon garlic vinaigrette or Greek vinaigrette.

Cuisine: Mediterranean (Cyprus)
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes


Here's how to make it:

  1. Dry the halloumi on paper towels. Brush both sides of the cheese with the olive oil. Season with black pepper and the dried seasoning of choice, to taste. 
  2. Heat a sauté pan over medium heat. Add the cheese and cook until it starts to brown, about 1 to 2 minutes per side. 

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Elisa Schmitz, 30Seconds
This reminds me of the flaming cheese we used to eat at my favorite Greek restaurant when I was a kid. So delicious. Can't wait to try this! #yum
That looks so good. 😋

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