Preparation and cooking time
- Prep:10 mins
- Cook:8 mins
- Serves 4
This affordable dish featuring slightly salty, herby halloumi is a great meat free meal. Any leftovers make a great take-to-work lunch for the next day
- 350g orzo
- 15g pack oregano , leaves picked, larges ones roughly chopped
- 3 tbsp olive oil
- 250g halloumi , sliced
- 200g plum cherry tomatoes , halved
- handful pitted black olives , chopped
- 140g tub fresh pesto
- STEP 1
Bring a large pan of salted water to the boil and cook the orzo following pack instructions. Meanwhile, mix the chopped oregano in a small bowl with the oil and brush some over the halloumi. Heat a large, non-stick frying pan and cook the halloumi for a few mins each side until golden and soft.
- STEP 2
Drain the cooked orzo and mix with the tomatoes, olives and pesto. Season to taste. Spoon onto a serving plate and top with the halloumi. Drizzle over any remaining oregano oil and scatter over the leaves.