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Hasselback Haloumi

Creamy and crispy, this will become a firm family favourite.

How long will it take?

1 ½ hours

What’s the serving size?

Serves 6


What do I need?

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 400 g tin chopped tomatoes
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • ½ tsp smoky paprika
  • 2 small red chillis, finely chopped, seeds removed
  • 1 large red capsicum, finely diced
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 x 180 g packs of Lemnos Haloumi Cyprus Style Cheese
  • Zest of 1 large lemon
  • Handful of flat-leaf parsley, chopped

How do I make it?

  1. Preheat oven to 200C.
  2. Add olive oil tomatoes, garlic, oregano, paprika, chilli and capsicum to a baking dish, season with salt and pepper and stir to combine. Cook for 10 minutes.
  3. Slice Lemnos Haloumi Cyprus Style Cheese at half centimetre intervals, taking care to stop about two-thirds of the way through so that the block remains together. Repeat with remaining blocks of cheese.
  4. Remove baking dish from oven and stir. Place haloumi into the sauce, season the top with salt and pepper and return to the oven for 45 minutes or until the haloumi has softened and is golden.
  5. Serve scattered with lemon zest and parsley.

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