Grilled Scallion Avocado Halloumi Tacos

This recipe is in partnership with Nugget Markets. See beneath for extra particulars.

It’s exhausting to play favorites amongst recipes as a result of there are such a lot of great combos to discover. Nonetheless, given the choice between halloumi tacos and the rest, there’s a 99% probability I’d select the halloumi tacos. Grilled halloumi is just about good in my e-book: salty, crispy, tacky. Pair with something avocado and I’m bought. These halloumi tacos are the right spring/summer time grilling recipe.

After all, there’s much more you are able to do with cheese and warmth. A pair weeks in the past I used to be in a position to pop into Nugget Markets, considered one of my favourite native grocery shops, to talk with Jeremy, who’s their Director of Specialty Cheese (additionally, how do I get this title?!?)

In preparation for our chat, he grilled and broiled a bunch of cheeses in order that he may give me just a few concepts and suggestions. You may stick feta underneath the broiler for a pleasant charred crust, stick brie on the grill to heat (wonderful), and pan-fry provolone or manchego which creates a lovely cheese skirt wherein Jeremy point out makes a beautiful taco shell. I’ve additionally heard of individuals cold-smoking cheese to make a smoked provolone or mozzarella (a smoker is on my wishlist!) It’s exhausting to go fallacious with making use of a bit of warmth to cheeses- these tacos are the right instance! You could find all the substances for this recipem and all the cheeses  I’ve talked about, at Nugget Markets.




  • Halloumi

  • four ounces halloumi, rinsed and patted dry
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/four teaspoon floor cumin
  • 1/four teaspoon floor coriander
  • Avocado Topping

  • four complete scallions
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 avocado
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1/four teaspoon sea salt
  • four to six tortillas, warmed/charred
  • Minced cilantro or cilantro microgreens
  • Sizzling sauce, for serving


Warmth a grill pan or grill. Slice the halloumi into 1/four″ thick slices and toss with the olive oil, cumin, and coriander. Rinse the scallions and toss with the olive oil. Grill the halloumi and scallions till charred, 2 to three minutes per aspect (relying on the warmth energy.)

Take away the halloumi and scallions from the grill and let cool barely. Chop the halloumi into smaller strips and mince the scallions. Cube the avocado into small cubes and place in a bowl together with the chopped scallions, lemon juice, and salt. Toss to mix.

Assemble the tacos with roughly 1/four of the cheese, 1/four of the avocado combination, cilantro (or micro greens), and a splash of sizzling sauce as desired.


Suggestions + Tips: This may additionally make a tremendous salad or grain bowl!

Use leftover substances: halloumi, scallions, avocado

Halloumi Taco


Shallots: Swap out the scallions for shallots. Grilled shallots are scrumptious too!

Salsa: If you happen to’re late sufficient into summer time the place you’ve gotten contemporary tomatoes, this roasted tomato salsa is wonderful with this recipe.

Grain Bowls: Ditch the tortilla and whip up a grain bowl. This mixture is nice with quinoa or one thing a bit heartier, like farro.

grilled Halloumi and Scallions

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Disclosure: This recipe was created in partnership with Nugget Markets. All ideas and opinions are my very own. It’s content material like this that helps me preserve this website working to offer the vegetarian recipes you see each week.

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