Syrian red pepper muhummara and halloumi pizzas

Halloumi pizzas

  • serves 4
  • Easy

Pizza night tonight? Give these Syrian red pepper muhummara and halloumi pizzas a go. This recipe is super quick, easy and perfect for a meat-free meal

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Ingredients

  • roasted red peppers 4, from a jar
  • sundried tomato paste 2 tbsp
  • soft breadcrumbs 50g
  • walnuts 100g
  • ground cumin 1 tsp
  • sweet smoked paprika 1 tsp
  • pomegranate molasses 1 tbsp, plus an extra drizzle to serve
  • olive oil
  • lemon juice 1 tbsp
  • flatbreads 4
  • halloumi 250g, coarsely grated
  • flat-leaf parsley a small pack

Method

  • Step 1

    Heat the oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6. To make the muhummara put the peppers, tomato paste, breadcrumbs, half the walnuts, the spices, pomegranate molasses, 1 tbsp oil and lemon juice into a food processor and whizz to a chunky sauce. Season with salt and plenty of pepper.

  • Step 2

    Put the flatbreads on baking sheets and spread the pepper muhummara sauce over the bases, then sprinkle over the cheese.

  • Step 3

    Bake for 10-15 minutes until the cheese is golden and crisping.

  • Step 4

    Bash the remaining walnuts to break them up a bit, then scatter over the pizzas with some torn parsley and a drizzle more molasses and olive oil.

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 695
  • Fat 42.4g
  • Saturates 13.9g
  • Carbs 47.7g
  • Sugars 5.2g
  • Fibre 4.5g
  • Protein 28.3g
  • Salt 4g
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