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Capsicum Quinoa and Haloumi

An easy, tasty vegetarian meal packed full of nutrition.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Under 15 Minutes, Vegetarian
Keyword capsicum, haloumi, quinoa
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 475kcal


  • 1 tbsp oil, olive extra virgin
  • 1 onion, red finely diced
  • 1 capsicum, red finely diced
  • 200 g quinoa
  • 1 tsp stock, powder, chicken
  • 360 g cheese, haloumi sliced into ½ cm thick strips
  • 1 lemon juice only
  • ¼ bunch parsley, flat leaf, fresh roughly chopped
  • 1 tsp sugar, caster


  • Heat a deep frying pan over medium heat. Add half of the oil and sauté the onion and capsicum until soft.
  • Add the quinoa, 2 ½ cups of water and the chicken stock powder to the capsicum and onion in the frying pan and stir to combine. Cover with a lid, reduce the heat to low and simmer for about 10 minutes or until all the water is gone. Stirring occasionally.
  • Meanwhile, heat a second non-stick frying pan over medium-high heat. Add the strips of halloumi and cook for 2-3 minutes or until golden on each side. Set aside.
  • To make the dressing: Combine the remaining olive oil, lemon juice, parsley and sugar in a small bowl.
  • Serve each bowl with a quarter of the quinoa mixture. Top with halloumi and dressing. Enjoy!


Whole foods: 62%
One serve of this recipe provides:
  • 1 serve carbohydrate
  • 1 serve protein
  • ½ serve fat
  • 2 serve vegetables


Calories: 475kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Sodium: 2514mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 9g | Calcium: 538mg