Grilled Halloumi Bruschetta

Grilled Halloumi Bruschetta recipe - Grilled halloumi makes an incredible base for bruschetta - no bread needed! If you prefer lower-carb fare, this is THE appetizer for you.

Now that you know how to grill halloumi, how about this delicious idea for serving it? Forget bread – this recipe makes use of grilled halloumi slices topped with a juicy tomato salad for an incredible new spin on bruschetta.

Using halloumi in bruschetta, you get an added dimension to the classic appetizer you normally otherwise wouldn’t – saltiness. Replacing the bread with a slice of salty grilled cheese really brings out the freshness of the summer tomatoes and basil.

I’m honestly not sure I ever want to go back to bread!

Grilled Halloumi Bruschetta recipe - Grilled halloumi makes an incredible base for bruschetta - no bread needed! If you prefer lower-carb fare, this is THE appetizer for you.

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Grilled Halloumi Bruschetta

Grilled halloumi makes an incredible base for bruschetta – no bread needed! If you prefer lower-carb fare, this is THE appetizer for you.

Ingredients:

  • 9 ounces halloumi cheese slices, grilled (here’s how to grill halloumi cheese)
  • 2 large vine ripe tomatoes, diced
  • 2 tablespoons chopped black olives
  • 1 tablespoon minced red onion
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tabespoon red wine vinegar
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

  1. Arrange the grilled halloumi slices on a platter or serving dish
  2. Combine the remaining ingredients in a small bowl and mix together.
  3. Top each slice of halloumi with the tomato mixture and serve.
  4. To make ahead, you can assemble the tomato mix and refrigerate it in an airtight container. Then just grill the cheese, top with the tomatoes, and serve.
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Gina

Gina writes the blog Running to the Kitchen, a healthy, seasonal, and whole-food focused site. She likes dabbling in all the dietary niches (it's a fun challenge!) although she eats pretty much everything under the sun - except passion fruit, it smells like feet and grosses her out.