Thyme-baked halloumi with peppers

Thyme-baked halloumi with peppers

  • serves 2
  • A little effort

This thyme-baked halloumi with peppers is a quick and easy vegetarian dish, perfect for when you're in a rush midweek. The addition of thyme, lemon and garlic help to keep the halloumi interesting.



  • roasted red peppers from a jar 4
  • halloumi 1 block, thickly sliced
  • thyme a few sprigs
  • olive oil
  • lemon ½, ½ juiced
  • garlic ½ clove, crushed 
  • spinach 200g
  • crusty bread to serve


  • Step 1

    Step 1

    Heat the oven to 220C/fan 200C/gas 6. Put the peppers and halloumi in an ovenproof dish. Mix the thyme with 1 tbsp olive oil, the lemon juice and the garlic and spoon over the top.  Add the lemon slices.

  • Step 2

    Step 2

    Bake for 10 minutes until the cheese is soft and gold-tinged. Wilt the spinach in a pan with a little oil, then divide it between 2 plates. Spoon the halloumi, peppers and any juices on top. Serve with crusty bread.

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 506
  • Fat 38.8g
  • Saturates 21.2g
  • Carbs 8.4g
  • Fibre 1.69g
  • Protein 29.9g
  • Salt 4g