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Mediterranean roasted halloumi with basil dressing

Mediterranean roasted halloumi with basil dressing

A simple and delicious Mediterranean one-pan supper.

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  • Serves4
  • CourseMain meal
  • Prepare10 mins
  • Cook30 mins
  • Total time40 mins

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  • 500g essential Waitrose New Potatoes, halved lengthways
  • 3 Pack of essential Waitrose Mixed Peppers, seeds removed, sliced
  • 1 tbsp lemon-infused olive oil
  • 25g basil, stalks removed
  • ½ Zest of lemon, plus squeeze of juice
  • 125g cherry tomatoes, halved
  • ½ 250g pack essential Waitrose Cypriot Light Halloumi, thickly sliced


  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C, gas mark 6. 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.

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

  3. 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.

Cook’s tip

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


Typical values per serving when made using specific products in recipe


1,058.55kJ/ 253kcals



Saturated Fat












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