Bacon Wrapped Haloumi with Pea Salad

Bacon Wrapped Haloumi with Pea Salad

  • Preparation time

    10 mins
  • Cook time

    10 mins
  • Serves 4


  • Countdown Haloumi Cheese, cut into 16 pieces - 1
  • Sage leaves - 16
  • Slices streaky bacon, halved - 8
  • Spinach leaves - 2 cups
  • Frozen peas, blanched - 2 cups
  • Lemon zest, plus 2 Tbsp lemon juice - 1 Tbsp
  • Olive oil - 2 Tbsp


  1. Preheat an oven grill to high.

  2. Place a sage leaf on each piece of haloumi and then wrap in a bacon strip then place onto an oven tray. Repeat with remaining haloumi pieces.

  3. Place under the grill for 4 minutes. Remove from the oven, turn to the other side and grill for another 2 to 3 minutes until golden and crispy. Remove from the oven and set aside.

  4. In a large bowl, combine the spinach, peas, lemon zest, juice and olive oil. Top with the warm haloumi pieces to serve.

Tip: Serve the bacon wrapped haloumi as a nibble with a toothpick and dipping sauce.