Recipe for halloumi, pomegranate and aubergine dish

Looking for something a bit different for lunch? Why not try this.

Halloumi recipe

Charlie Gray set up her website Ask Charlie as a way of sharing hints and tips for keeping your home clean and how to keep your whites sparkling.

She also has a number of recipes, and shares one below from her easy vegetarian recipe bundle.

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2-3 tablespoons of lemon infused olive oil

1 courgette diced

1 red pepper diced

1 aubergine sliced length ways

100g pomegranate seeds

250g halloumi cheese cut in to ½ cm slices

Balsamic vinegar

250g Quinoa or wild rice


- Slice the aubergine thinly and lay on a lined roasting tray brush one side with the lemon olive oil using a pastry brush and roast in the roasting oven of the AGA or an electric oven at 200 C for approx 10 mins just till it starts to colour

- Heat a teaspoon of olive oil in a frying pan or wok and add the courgette and red pepper fry on a medium heat for 5-7 mins

- Once the vegetables are cooked place to one side and fry the halloumi on both sides till it starts to brown a little

- Cook the quinoa or rice as per the packet’s instructions, place the grains in a large bowl and add the cooked veggies, pomegranate and halloumi and serve

She said: "I drizzle over some balsamic vinegar and olive oil before tucking in. This will keep in the fridge for a couple of days and is great for a quick lunch

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