Grilled Halloumi Cheese with Tomatoes

4 to 6 Servings


1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil

1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh mint

1/2 pound Halloumi cheese,* cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices

16 white or whole wheat mini pitas t

2 ripe medium tomatoes, cored, halved, cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices

Sea salt


1. Whisk 1 teaspoon oil, mint, and pinch of freshly ground black pepper in medium bowl to blend.

2. Add cheese slices; toss to coat. Marinate at room temperature at least 30 minutes and up to 2 hours. DO AHEAD Can be made 2 days ahead. Cover; chill.

3. Prepare grill (medium-high heat). Grill pitas until warm and grill marks appear, about 1 minute per side; transfer to serving plate. Grill cheese until grill marks appear and cheese begins to melt, about 1 minute per side.

4. Stack each warm pita with slice of tomato and cheese. Drizzle with oil and sprinkle tomatoes lightly with sea salt.




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