Grilled Halloumi Cheese

Holy Halloumi, talk about the ultimate grilled cheese! No, seriously, we’re straight up grilling cheese – it’s delicious. This specialty of Cyprus is crafted from sheep’s milk and boasts an extremely high melting point, meaning you can in fact throw it straight on the grill. Use it to liven up kebobs, dish it up with grilled bread, or enjoy it as a sweet-salty treat with fresh watermelon.

  • Serves: 4-6 servings
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes


  • 1/2 lb. Halloumi Cheese, cut into 1/2 inch-thick slices
  • 3 tbsp. Oregano
  • 2 tbsp. Olive Oil
  • 1 grilled Lemon, juiced
  • Sliced Watermelon or Grilled Bread (for serving)


  1. Heat grill on medium-high. Brush cheese with olive oil and place onto grill for 2 minutes on each side, or until distinct grill marks have formed.

  2. Sprinkle halloumi with oregano and drizzle with olive and grilled lemon juice. Serve on a slice of watermelon or grilled bread.

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