Grilled Romaine and Halloumi with Mint Vinaigrette

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


Appears in
Cheese Obsession

By Georgeanne Brennan

Published 2013

  • About

Halloumi, a stretched curd cheese traditionally made from a mixture of sheep’s and goat’s milk, originated in Cypress and is now wildly popular all over the Middle East. When grilled or fried, it melts and softens but retains a firm structure, ideal for a starter or salad.


For the Vinaigrette

  • ¼ tsp sea salt or to taste
  • 2 Tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 3


Preheat a grill to medium-high and oil the grill rack.

To make the vinaigrette, in a bowl, whisk together the ¼ tsp salt, vinegar, and olive oil. Stir in the mint, black pepper, and red pepper flakes. Taste and adjust the seasoning with salt, if needed. Set aside.

Place the romaine qu