Fried Halloumi With Red Lentils and Veggies

  • Difficulty: Basic
  • 50 minutes
  • 2 servings

Halloumi is a traditional Greek type of cheese, made from a mixture of goat, sheep, and sometimes cow milk. If you want to obtain something good out of it, cook it on the stove, with a bit of olive oil, and serve it in a light salad, with lentils, red onion, bell pepper, and a few other surprises.

Ingredients Needed for Fried Halloumi With Red Lentils and Veggies

5 ounces of red lentil
1 cup vegetable stock
1 red onion
2 radishes
1 roasted red bell pepper
1 tomato
5 ounces of halloumi cheese
1 tablespoon olive oil
½ teaspoon cumin powder

How to Cook Fried Halloumi With Red Lentils and Veggies

  1. Add the red lentils and vegetable stock in a saucepan bring them to a boil.
  2. Cook the lentils for around 15-20 minutes. When they’re cooked, strain the liquid and place them on a plate. Level the lentils and leave them aside for 20 minutes.
    Slice the red onion, radishes, roasted red bell pepper, and tomato.
  3. Heat the olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add the halloumi cheese and season it with cumin powder. Cook the cheese for about 2 minutes per side.
  4. Make 2 servings: top the red lentils with the sliced veggies, then and the halloumi. You can serve it with some parsley and lemon juice on top.

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