Halloumi Cheese

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Halloumi cheese, like other cheeses, belongs to the milk group in the MyPlate food guide. Halloumi cheese originated in Cyprus, and has been traditionally prepared with cow, goat or sheep milk.At FCM we make Halloumi from Cow milk. This cheese is very versatile and has the unusual feature of not melting when heated. For this reason, it can be grilled or fried, in addition to being eaten fresh with fruits or vegetables, or grated on pasta. This unique cheese contains 0 sugar and almost 0 carbs .

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 100 grams

Amount per Serving

Calories 253

Calories from Fat 153

% Daily Value*

Total Fat   17g | 26%

Saturated Fat 11.8g | 59%

Trans Fat   0g

Cholesterol 0mg | 0%

Sodium 1,200mg | 50%

Potassium 0mg | 0%

Total Carbohydrate 2g | 1%

Dietary Fiber 0g | 0%

Sugars   1g

Protein   23g | 46%

Vitamin A 7%     •             Vitamin C 0%

Calcium 100%     •             Iron 0%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Weight

1 kg, 500 g, 250 g

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Ingredients
  • 1 pkt of Haloumi|Halloumi cheese
  • 1 large red bell pepper|red pepper, cored, de-seeded
  • 1 large zucchini|courgette
  • 1 small onion
  • 8 bay leaf|bay leaves
  • lemon wedges (to garnish)
  • 150g (5oz) mixed greens|salad leaves ==
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • juice of ½ lemon
  • 1 tbsp of chopped fresh oregano or 1 tsp dried oregano
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
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  • Directions
    1. ==
    2. Mix all ingredients. ==
    3. Cut Haloumi|Halloumi into 2.5 cm (1″) cubes. Cut and de-seed pepper into 2.5 cm (1″) cubes.
    4. Cut zucchini|courgette into 2.5 cm (1″) slices.
    5. Cut onion into 8 wedges.
    6. Thread the Haloumi|Halloumi, pepper, zucchini|courgette, onion and bay leaf| bay leaves onto 4 skewers.
    7. Preheat grill and cook the Haloumi|Halloumi kebab, turning regularly for 4-8 minutes or until the cubes of Haloumi | Halloumi are well browned.
    8. Garnish with lemon wedges, and serve on a bed of salad leaves.
    9. Drizzle salad dressing on top.

Calories

A 50-gram serving of halloumi cheese provides around 166 calories. One ounce of this tasty cheese provides about 90 calories. Reduced fat or light halloumi cheese can help you save on the calories; these varieties have 68 calories per ounce.

Fat

Regular halloumi cheese has 7.5 g of total fat per 1 oz. serving. This corresponds to 12 percent of the daily value based on a 2,000 calorie diet. It also contains 4.5 g of unhealthy saturated fat. Halloumi cheese usually has about 25 percent milk fat. The reduced-fat version has 40 percent less fat and contains 15 percent milk fat. An ounce of light halloumi cheese provides only 4.5 g of total fat.

Protein

Cheese is generally a good source of protein, and halloumi cheese is no exception. There are 6 g of protein in 1 oz. of regular halloumi cheese and slightly more, 8.1 g, in reduced-fat halloumi cheese.

Salt

Cheese is usually high in sodium. An ounce of halloumi cheese has 330 mg of sodium. A high-sodium diet contributes to high blood pressure, and the Institute of Medicine recommends all men and women consume no more than 2,300 milligrams of sodium a day.

Calcium

Like most dairy products, halloumi cheese is a great source of calcium. A 1 oz. serving provides 20 percent of the daily value for this essential mineral for a 2,000-calorie diet.