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Halloumi Stir Fry

Halloumi stir fry with Mediterranean vegetables is a tasty, lean meal perfect for a quick and easy lunch or dinner. The soft cheese pairs really well with the crunchy vegetables, making this an untraditional but lovely Greek style stir fry.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Course: Dinner, lunch
Cuisine: Greek, Mediterranean
Keyword: cheese, egg free, gluten free, halloumi, nut free, soy free, stir fry, vegetables
Servings: 4
Calories: 387kcal
Author: Tonje
Cost: Cheap

Ingredients

  • 400 g halloumi
  • 200 g broccolini
  • 100 g cherry tomatoes
  • 1 medium zucchini
  • 1 bell pepper
  • 20 olives

Instructions

  • Dice and slice all the ingredients in bite sized pieces. Heat some cooking spray or vegetable oil in a frying pan or wok, then add the halloumi and veggies.
  • Stir the ingredients as they fry until they have warmed through and reached the consistency you prefer, 4-7 minutes.

Notes

Is this recipe allergy friendly? – Always consult the nutrition labels of the ingredients to use to make sure they are suitable for your dietary restrictions. This recipe is generally egg free, soy free, gluten free and nut free.
Can I eat this on my diet? – Probably! Halloumi stir fry is a lean, low calorie dish that’s suitable for most diets, including slimming world and weight watchers.
Can I omit an ingredient? – Absolutely. Add or omit any ingredients as you wish.

Leftovers

Leftover halloumi and veggie stir fry can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge foru up to 4 days. Keep in mind that the vegetables will typically be more soft and crunchy after being stored for some time.
Reheat the stir fry in a frying pan or microwave, and serve the leftovers warm.

Top tips

Here’s my best tips on how to make the BEST stir fry with halloumi:
  • Don’t try to substitute halloumi with any other cheese. It won’t really work in this recipe.
  • If you’re using very hard vegetables such as cauliflower or carrots, you might want to stir fry these for a while before adding the other ingredients.
  • If you use soft vegetables such as tomatoes, you might want to add these towards the end of the frying time as they cook extra fast.
  • You can use a stir fry sauce if you want, but I think this recipe tastes really fresh and flavorful without it. Try adding some balsamic vinegar or sweet chili sauce if you want.
  • Stir fries are meant to be cooked on a high heat while you stir the ingredients. If you cook it on low heat, the vegetables will be more steamed than seared.

Nutrition

Calories: 387kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Sodium: 1534mg | Potassium: 245mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 2113IU | Vitamin C: 98mg | Calcium: 1056mg | Iron: 1mg