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Halloumi and vegetable lentil traybake  recipe

Halloumi and vegetable lentil traybake recipe

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For a hearty vegetarian dinner idea, try this halloumi and vegetable traybake recipe. This easy one-dish recipe combines creamy green lentils, caramelised Mediterranean veg and melting cheese for a simple midweek meal. See method

  • Serves 4
  • 5 mins to prepare and 30 mins to cook
  • 348 calories / serving
  • Vegetarian
  • Gluten-free


  • 400g pack Mediterranean-style vegetables
  • 4 garlic cloves, bashed
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 x 390g tins green lentils, drained and rinsed
  • 50g pitted black olives, roughly chopped
  • 200g halloumi or grilling cheese, sliced
  • ½ x 30g pack fresh coriander, roughly chopped, a few leaves reserved for garnish

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    20g 29%
  • Saturates

    8g 38%
  • Sugars

    8g 8%
  • Salt

    2g 33%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 24g Protein 16.9g Fibre 1.7g


  1. Preheat the oven to gas 7, 220°C, fan 200°C. Place the vegetables and garlic cloves into a large baking dish, drizzle with 1 tbsp olive oil and season. Cook in the oven for 25 mins. Remove the dish from the oven and turn the grill onto high.
  2. Add the lentils and olives to the tray and toss well to combine. Place the sliced grilling cheese on top and drizzle with the remaining olive oil. Place under the grill for a further 3-5 mins until the cheese is golden.
  3. Remove the dish from the oven and scatter over the coriander. Divide between 4 plates and serve immediately.

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