Pan Fried Halloumi with Tzatziki and Couscous
This dish is a delicious and healthy combination of Greek-style halloumi cheese, tzatziki, and couscous. It is perfect for a vegetarian lunch or dinner.
preparation: 20 minutes
making: 10 minutes
total: 30 minutes
servings: 3 servings
nutrition: 200 calories per serving
- 225g Halloumi cheese alternative
- 110g of Greek-style yoghurt
- 1 Cucumber
- pinch of salt
- pinch of black pepper
- 1 tsp of lemon juice
- 150g Couscous
- 1 heaped tsp of butter
- 50g of raisins
- a handful of dill (fresh or frozen)
Peel the cucumber and grate it on a large-mesh grater. Strain the juice and add Greek yoghurt, salt, pepper and lemon juice. Mix well, then add dill. Make a final stir.
Slice the halloumi cheese and place it in a frying pan lightly greased with oil. Fry for a few minutes on each side until crispy and brown outside.
Place couscous in a heatproof bowl. Add raisins, butter, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Add boiling water (4 parts couscous per 5 parts of water). Stir well, then cover and leave for about 8 minutes. Mix halfway through.
Put all into a bowl. Sprinkle with a few raisins over couscous for a glamorous look.