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Haloumi, Red Onion and Cherry Tomato Pasta

  • Serves 4
  • Preparation time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking time: 15 minutes

This light and flavour filled pasta with grilled haloumi and cherry tomatoes is a great choice for an affordable lunch or dinner at any time of the year.


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 medium red onion, cut into wedges
  • 2 long red chillies, finely sliced (optional)
  • 180g Lemnos Haloumi, cut into cubes
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 250g of your favourite pasta, (cooked following pack instructions and drained)
  • ½ cup fresh flat leaf parsley leaves
  • ¼ cup basil leaves
  • Juice of one lemon
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • A few extra basil and parsley leaves for decoration


  1. Heat the olive oil in a large frying pan or sauté pan over a medium heat. Add the onion and the chilli and fry for 2-3 minutes, until soft and just starting to colour.
  2. Remove the onions from the pan (reserve), add the Lemnos Haloumi and fry for 2-3 minutes, turning occasionally until all sides are golden.
  3. Return the onions to the pan along with the tomatoes, hot cooked pasta, fresh herbs and lemon juice (to taste). Mix together well and season generously with salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  4. Serve hot, garnished with a few extra basil or parsley leaves.