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Savory Bacon Halloumi Bake

May 29, 2023  Happy Chef Avatar
Savory Bacon Halloumi Bake

What could be more delicious than a savory bacon halloumi bake? This creamy, cheesy, yet crunchy dish is a great way to add some flavor and flair to your table. Whether you are hosting a dinner party, or just looking for a delicious dinner option, this dish is sure to please.

Halloumi is a cheese that originated in the Mediterranean, and this cheese is known for its salty, briny flavor. When combined with bacon, it creates a delicious flavor pairing that is perfect for any occasion. The halloumi also gives the bake an amazing texture that will make it a welcome addition to your dinner table.

In this recipe, we’ll prepare a savory bacon halloumi bake. It’s easy to put together, and requires minimal time and effort, so you can have dinner on the table in no time. The resultant bake is creamy and cheesy, yet crunchy and full of flavor. Serve it with some roasted vegetables and crusty bread, and you’ll have a scrumptious dinner fit for any occasion.

Ingredients:

– 1 pound of bacon
– 1 package of halloumi cheese, cubed
– 2 cloves of garlic, minced
– 1/4 teaspoon of smoked paprika
– 1/4 teaspoon of garlic powder
– 1/4 teaspoon of dried oregano
– 1/4 teaspoon of dried basil
– 2 tablespoons of olive oil
– 1/2 cup of breadcrumbs
– 1/2 teaspoon of freshly ground black pepper

Instructions

1. Preheat your oven to 375°F.

2. Place the bacon in a single layer on a baking sheet. Bake for 15 minutes, or until it is cooked. Once the bacon is cooked, remove from the oven and set aside to cool. Once cool, crumble the bacon and set aside.

3. In a large bowl, add the cubed halloumi, minced garlic, smoked paprika, garlic powder, oregano, basil, olive oil, breadcrumbs, and freshly ground black pepper. Mix until all ingredients are well combined.

4. Grease a 9×13-inch baking dish and pour in the halloumi mixture. Spread it out evenly and top with the crumbled bacon.

5. Bake in the preheated oven for 25 minutes, or until the top is golden brown.

6. Remove from the oven and let cool for 10 minutes before serving.

Savory bacon halloumi bake is best served with a side of roasted vegetables and some crusty bread. Enjoy!

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