A plate of vegetarian tacos With halloumi and pico de gallo

Crusted halloumi tacos with pico de gallo

  • serves 4
  • Easy

Sharing is caring, so why not make these vegetarian tacos for everyone to enjoy? Set everything up on the table and let your dinner companions help themselves. Ready in under 25 minutes, they're a really quick and easy tasty dinner idea


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  • cumin seeds 2 tsp
  • smoked paprika 1 tsp
  • vegetable or groundnut oil
  • halloumi 250g
  • corn tortillas 4
  • black beans 200g from a tin, rinsed and drained
  • soured cream 4 tbsp
  • hot sauce to serve


  • red onion 1/2 small, finely chopped
  • garlic 1 small clove, crushed
  • lime 1, juiced, plus extra wedges to serve
  • plum tomatoes 2, diced
  • pickled jalepeños 2 heaped tbsp, finely chopped
  • coriander a handful, roughly chopped


  • Step 1

    Mix the pico de gallo ingredients together and season.

  • Step 2

    Mix the cumin and smoked paprika with 1 tbsp oil then rub all over the halloumi.

  • Step 3

    Heat a large non-stick frying pan and add the halloumi. Fry until golden and crusted on each side.

  • Step 4

    Warm the tortillas and heat up the beans in a pan or microwave.

  • Step 5

    Spoon some beans onto a tortilla. Add a few slices of halloumi, some soured cream, pico de gallo and hot sauce if you like. Fold over and eat.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 468
  • Fat 28.1g
  • Saturates 16.3g
  • Carbs 27.7g
  • Sugars 7.1g
  • Fibre 5.9g
  • Protein 23.1g
  • Salt 3.2g