Griddled Halloumi and Baked Eggs

Course Main Course
Servings 2 people


  • 1 block of Halloumi 250g sliced lengthways into 4 pieces
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 onion
  • 2-3 celery stalks
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 400g tinned tomatoes
  • 3 tbsp sliced roasted peppers in oil (drained)
  • 100 g nduja
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • salt, pepper
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 wholemeal pitta breads


  • Set oven at 180 degrees
  • Use a hob to oven dish such as a cast iron or metal handled frying pan
  • Make the sauce by sautéing the onion, celery and garlic on a low – med heat in olive oil until soft then add the oregano and tinned tomatoes and continue to cook and thicken for 5 minutes.
  • Add in the nduja and sliced jar peppers and let this melt into the sauce and cook for 5 more minutes.
  • Coat the halloumi in a little olive oil, if you have a griddle pan use this and get it hot, alternatively use a non stick frying pan.
  • Cook on both sides for a few minutes until you have a nice colouring or griddle lines and then snuggled it in the sauce.
  • Cracked in a couple of eggs and bake in the oven for 8-10 minutes until the eggs are soft but cooked.
  • Sprinkled with some fresh mint and serve with toasted pitta.
Keyword eggs, grilled, Halloumi