34 Halloumi Recipes to Try in 2024

You will love these halloumi recipes! Halloumi is the best grilling cheese ever and tastes amazing when added to salads, burgers and even pasta! Here are 34 halloumi recipes for you to enjoy:

Halloumi Cheese Recipes

This post was originally published in 2015 and has been completed revamped and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness.

Halloumi Recipes

Halloumi Salads

1. Halloumi Watermelon Salad

Grilled Halloumi Watermelon Salad | Halloumi Recipes

Halloumi is perfect for the grill and this summer salad with grilled halloumi and watermelon from The Food Blog is a delicious meal on its own or as a side dish.

2. Grilled Halloumi Salad with Tomatoes

Grilled Halloumi Salad | Halloumi Recipes

This grilled halloumi salad from This Healthy Table is a tasty, savory recipe! It’s paired with fresh and juicy tomatoes and cucumbers for a crunchy vegetable bite.

3. Grilled Halloumi and Sweet Potato Salad

Sweet Potato Halloumi Salad | Halloumi REcipes

This vibrant salad from The Tasty Chilli features roasted sweet potato and pan-grilled halloumi cheese tossed in a tangy tahini dressing.

4. Halloumi Asparagus Salad

Halloumi Asparagus Salad | Halloumi Recipes

This asparagus salad from Keto Vegetarian Recipes is a tasty combination of grilled cheese and vegetables.

5. Grilled Fennel Salad with Halloumi

Grilled Fennel Halloumi Salad | Halloumi Recipes

The slight aniseed flavour of fennel goes very well with the creamy saltiness of halloumi cheese in this fennel salad from Keto Vegetarian Recipes.

6. Giant Couscous Halloumi Salad

Couscous Halloumi Salad

Can’t go wrong with this giant couscous halloumi salad from Knife and Soul. A tasty and satisfying salad with warm and creamy halloumi, soft and chewy giant couscous, green beans and crunchy flaked almonds with a garlicky yogurt dressing.

7. Grilled Corn and Halloumi Salad

Grilled Corn Halloumi Salad | Halloumi Recipes

Tender grilled corn, delicious grilled halloumi cheese, avocado, cilantro, and lime. This delicious halloumi salad from Girl with the Iron Cast uses minimal ingredients, but is full of flavor.

8. Canary Melon Salad

Canary Melon Salad | Halloumi Recipes

Easy salad with halloumi balanced perfectly with sweet canary melon, salty prosciutto, peppery rocket and crunchy shaved fennel. A great refreshing salad from The Devil Wears Salad to lift the summer vibes.

9. Nectarine Halloumi Salad

Yellow Nectarine Salad | halloumi Recipes

The combination of salty grilled halloumi, creamy avocado, peppery radishes alongside sweet charred corn, and in season nectarines makes this vegetarian salad from the Devil Wears Salad super refreshing and so easy to prepare.

10. Cumin Roasted Carrots with Halloumi and Dill

cumin roastd carrots with halloumi and fresh dill

These Cumin Roasted Carrots with Halloumi and Fresh Dill from In Pursuit of More would make the perfect light weeknight meal.

11. Watermelon Halloumi Arugula Salad

watermelon halloumi arugula salad

Another Halloumi and Watermelon Salad from Camille Styles because those two flavors just together so wonderfully!

Halloumi Burgers, Sandwiches, and Wraps

12. Cajun Halloumi Burger with Yogurt Sauce

Cajun Halloumi Burger | Halloumi Recipes

This Cajun Halloumi Burger from Veggie Desserts is a tasty veggie burger – and it’s super quick to make in just 10 minutes! The halloumi gets wonderfully crispy on the outside and soft on the inside.

13. Grilled Eggplant Halloumi and Pesto Burgers

grilled eggplant halloumi burger

These Grilled Eggplant Halloumi and Pesto Burgers from Veggie Belly are such a delicious and filling vegetarian meal,

14. Halloumi Zucchini Burgers

Halloumi Zucchini Burgers | Halloumi Recipes

Halloumi burgers with zucchini from Divalicious Recipes are a great addition to any BBQ.

15. Grilled Halloumi Lamb Burger

Grilled Halloumi Lamb Burgers | Halloumi Recipes

This grilled halloumi lamb burger from Running to the Kitchen is packed with fresh herbs, topped with red onions caramelized on the grill until sweet and a thick layer of sun-dried tomato pesto spread making each bite burst with delicious Mediterranean flavors.

16. Halloumi Sandwich with Avocado Pesto

Halloumi Sandiwch with Avocado Pesto | Halloumi Recipes

It’s so easy to whip up this Halloumi Sandwich from Something About Sandwiches. Served with a quick and easy Avocado Pesto, these Halloumi Sandwiches make the perfect lunch!

17. Grilled Halloumi Sandwich with Sriracha Mayo

Grilled Halloumi Sandwich with Srirachi Mayo | Burrata Recipes

This easy Halloumi Sandwich recipe from Veggie Desserts is a hit for lunch or dinner and comes together in only 15 minutes! Enjoy grilled halloumi cheese in a delicious classic sandwich spread with a homemade Sriracha mayo for a spicy kick.

18. Grilled Halloumi Breakfast Sandwich

Grilled Halloumi Breakfast Sandwich | Halloumi Recipes

Grilled halloumi cheese, sweet Hawaiian rolls, a fried egg and spicy mayo come together to make a fantastic quick and easy camping breakfast from Fresh of the Grid.

19. Halloumi Bagel Sandwich

Halloumi Bagel Sandwich | Halloumi Recipes

Fiery harissa, salty halloumi, peppery rocket, sweet tomato salsa and creamy mayo: this halloumi bagel from A Mummy Too is a sandwich you’ll want to eat again and again.

20. Satay Halloumi Wraps

Satay Halloumi Wraps | Halloumi Recipes

Fusion halloumi wraps with sweet chili satay sauce from Happy Veggie Kitchen! These protein packed wraps are full of different flavors and textures for a satisfying vegetarian lunch, hot or cold.

21. Halloumi Quinoa Wraps

Healthy Halloumi Quinoa Wraps | Halloumi Recipes

These halloumi wraps from Healthy Addiction are literally an all-around powerhouse of nutritious things and they taste so good you will be hooked immediately. Halloumi, quinoa, spinach, avocado, bell pepper, and a secret ingredient – fig mustard!

Skewer Halloumi Recipes

22. Grilled Vegetable Skewers with Halloumi

Vegetable Skewers with Halloumi | Halloumi Recipes

These delicious halloumi skewers from Its A Veg World After All feature fresh vegetables and an easy marinade!

23. Grilled Peach and Halloumi Skewers

grilled peach and halloumi skewers with basil jalapeno sauce

Next time you fire up the grill you need to add these Grilled Peach and Halloumi Skewers with Basil Jalapeno Sauce from Naturally Ella to your menu!

24. Watermelon Halloumi Skewers

Grilled Wateremelon and Halloumi Skewers | Halloumi Recipes

Caramelized watermelon and crispy halloumi cheese pairs together in this skewer recipe from Girl with the Iron Cast for the perfect salty and sweet bite.

25. Zucchini Halloumi Artichoke Skewers

zucchini halloumi artichoke vegetable skewer recipe

Zucchini, artichokes and halloumi team up with a zesty lemon oregano marinade and hit the grill in these easyGreek inspired vegetable skewers from Gourmande in the Kitchen

Pasta Halloumi Recipes

26. Halloumi Pasta in Simple Tomato Sauce

Halloumi Pasta | Halloumi Recipes

In this pasta dish from Kitchen on the Avenue, the natural flavors of halloumi cheese are highlighted by tomatoes, garlic, and herbs in a simple tomato sauce. The halloumi cheese is perfectly complemented by the flavors of basil and cherry tomatoes, and every bite is a delight.

27. Halloumi Pasta Salad

Halloumi Pasta Salad | Halloumi Recipes

This Halloumi Pasta Salad recipe from Food Worth Feed is a delicious and colorful addition to any Summertime spread! Pasta, lots of veggies, olives, grilled eggplant and pan-seared halloumi cheese make this easy recipe so crave worthy!

28. Halloumi Walnut Mushroom Pasta

halloumi and mushroom pasta

If you love mushrooms, pasta and halloumi you need to try this Halloumi and Mushroom Pasta from Donna Hay for a quick weeknight dinner soon!

Taco & Fajita Halloumi Recipes

29. Halloumi Tacos with Pineapple Mango Salsa


Love Greek food? Love Mexican food too? You’re in luck with these delicious crispy halloumi tacos with an easy pineapple mango salsa from Scrummy Lane. The contrast of sweet and salty flavours could be a talking point when you’re next entertaining, or serve them for a quick lunch at home

30. Grilled Halloumi Tacos


Roasted peppers, blistered red onions, and grilled halloumi cheese. Get the grill fired up and try out these delicious vegetarian tacos from Fresh Off the Grid the next time you go camping.

31. Halloumi Sheet Pan Fajitas

Halloumi Sheet Pan Fajitas | Halloumi Recipes

These halloumi fajitas from Elise Tries to Cook are easy, vegetarian and delicious! Roasted on one sheet pan for the quickest 30-minute meal. Homemade fajita seasoning, loaded with vegetables, and so good even the pickiest of eaters will love it!

32. Easy Halloumi Fajitas

Halloumi Fajitas | Halloumi Recipes

These Halloumi Fajitas from Maple and Mango are an easy and delicious weeknight meal that the whole family will love. Loaded with colorful fajita veggies, seasoned pan fried halloumi and all your favorite toppings. This vegetarian fajita recipe can be on your dinner table in 30 minutes!

Other Halloumi Recipes

33. Crispy Marinated and Fried Halloumi

Fried Marianted Halloumi | Halloumi Recipes

This Cajun Halloumi Burger from Fuss Free Flavours is a tasty veggie burger – and it’s super quick to make in just 10 minutes! The halloumi gets wonderfully crispy on the outside and soft on the inside.

34. Hallloumi Stuffed Peppers

Halloumi Stuffed Peppers | Halloumi Recipes

These halloumi stuffed peppers with fresh herbs and lemon rom Divalicious Recipes make a great summer dish.

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  1. I’ve never heard of halloumi cheese, but I totally want to try it now! The grilled halloumi w/blueberries and herbs looks amazing!

  2. I love halloumi! It’s quite tough to find but so delicious pan fried with olive oil & thyme right on top of a lamb burger

  3. AWESOME idea for a roundup! I love Halloumi, can’t wait to try these recipes!

  4. I have never heard of Halloumi, but as a cheese lover I may have to locate some! I wonder if Murrays carries it and will ship it to small town Texas :-). These recipes look wonderful!

  5. Yum! These look delicious. I will have to bookmark to come back to it later when I do the grocery shopping. I pop halloumi in the sandwich press at work for quick snack. 🙂

  6. This roundup of halloumi recipes is awesome! Halloumi is one of my favorite cheeses too so this roundup will definitely come in handy 🙂

  7. I gotta make all of these!

  8. My husband and I LOVE halloumi cheese! It gets such a delicious texture and flavor when you grill it!

  9. I’m adding Halloumi to my grocery list for my next trip into the city. It’s not a cheese I’ve ever seen in our small groceries out here in the middle of nowhere. The curry carrot dish looks fantastic. They all do, but I really love carrots. Thanks for sharing!

  10. Halloumi have I ever lived without this cheese?? Each recipe looks more delectable than the last.

  11. The grilled eggplant Halloumi sounds delicious.

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