Roasted Veg with Halloumi Recipe.

Monday, 30 October 2017

Roasted Veg and Halloumi

For those of you who know me well, will know I've recently been following Slimming World. Which is miles apart from the takeaway fulled diet I have been living off for the last two years. Don't get me wrong, I am still a massive takeaway fiend, but I am trying to turn my favourite takeaways into things I can create at home. As well as exploring a whole new world of recipes, I have created some really amazing things as well as learning brand new cooking skills. I was recently contacted by the Bacofoil who asked if I was interested in creating a yummy (and healthy) recipe using some of their foil to cook it on. For those of you on Slimming World probably live with a bottle of fry light in hand, however I've never thought of putting things on foil, until now! So the recipe I am creating today is Roasted Veg with Halloumi which I believe is syn free as long as fry light is used instead of oil and 35g of Halloumi is used for your healthy A choice. For those of you who are not following slimming world you are able to follow the recipe down to a T. I would recommend this recipe for an easy to make dinner, with tons of speed food for us Slimming World guys!

Bacofoil
Ingredients:
Bacofoil Non-Stick Kitchen Foil
1 x large red onion, peeled and cut into wedges
1 x yellow pepper, cut into chunks
1 x red pepper, cut into chunks
2 x medium courgettes, sliced
1-2tsp olive oil (Or Fry light)
8-10 cherry tomatoes
1 x clove garlic, crushed
1 x pack Halloumi cheese, cut into about 9 slices (35g HEA for Slimming World)
1tbs pine nuts (optional)
Black pepper (optional)

For the dressing:
2tbs passata
1tbs extra virgin olive oil (Leave this out for Slimming world or syn it)
2-3tsp red wine vinegar
Small handful fresh mint leaves
Few fresh parsley or oregano leaves
Crusty bread, to serve (optional)

Bacofoil
Method:
  1. Preheat the oven to 170ºC fan/190ºC conventional/gas mark 5
  2. Loosely line a large shallow oven tray with a large piece of Bacofoil Non-Stick Foil – remember to always place food on the dull side - and place the pieces of onion, pepper and courgette onto it. Drizzle with 1-2 tsp olive oil (fry light for us on Slimming World) and gently toss together using clean hands. Roast in the oven for 20 minutes until the vegetables are just starting to turn brown round the edges.
  3. Meanwhile make the dressing. Mix the passata, extra virgin olive oil (skip this step again for Slimming World) and red wine vinegar in a small bowl. Chop the herbs, reserving a few whole mint leaves for garnish, and stir in to the dressing
  4. Remove the vegetables from the oven and add the cherry tomatoes and garlic. Season with a little pepper and carefully mix in. Scatter over the pine nuts (optional)
  5. Arrange the slices of halloumi over the top and return to the oven for a further 10 minutes. Alternatively place under the grill for a couple of minutes
  6. Drizzle with the dressing and scatter over the remaining mint leaves. Serve with some crusty bread.

Vegetables
I would totally recommend using Bacofoil to create other recipes, nothing stuck to the foil and it was so much easier to clean the trays with virtually no mess on them. Also a create alternative to using fry light on things like trays. Will be creating my chips and this yummy recipe again!

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16 comments

  1. I use foil a lot actually to cook with, never really think about it aha. Mainly use it for my veggie burgers or grilling halloumi because they let a lot of juice out! This meal sounds super tasty, I do love some roasted veg and halloumi.

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  2. This meal sounds freaking delicious! I'm not a complete vegetarian but would pick this over meat anyway! Hashtag nom!

    Lima
    Fashionicide
    xo

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  3. I am a big fan of Slimming World! It's the only way I've ever lost weight! I use Bacofoil all the time, it saves me having to wash baking trays! Haha. This meal looks amazing! xx

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  4. Ooh as a vegetarian this roasted veg and halloumi recipe makes me happy. And as a bonus point it is delicious as well x

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  5. That non-stick bacofoil is amazing isn't it - I use it all the time. The veggie dish looks scrummy too

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  6. Love this recipe so simple fresh and fab. I like the fact that the foil is actually non stick x

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  7. I really want ti try this - it looks delicious. I cook a lot with foil in the oven. Kaz

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  8. Love your recipe it looks like something to definitely try even though I’m not a vegetarian!

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  9. This dish looks lovely. Good luck with your journey with slimming world.

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  10. I’m not a big fan of veg but roasted veg tastes better. Haloumi is my favourite though, especially when BBQ’d. Will be trying this out on some weekend.

    Fatima

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  11. You know what? I've actually never eaten halloumi...

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  12. Halloumi is so good! Definitely looks and sounds like a tasty recipe, may have to try this one!

    Issy | MissIsGoode
    xx

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  13. I have never tasted Halloumi although my friend absolutely loves it

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  14. Wow, this looks amazing and a totally new recipe for me. I'm excited to taste test it!

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  15. This looks delicious! I'm on Slimming World, never thought of using foil instead of Fry Light. I'll definitely give this a go and try using foil more.

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  16. Sounds delicious!! I'm not a massive fan of halloumi, but I could try this with goats cheese I guess, or maybe feta? x

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