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The H.L.T. or Halloumi, lettuce and tomato sandwich

A great vegetarian take on the classic BLT, made with squeaky, salty halloumi cheese
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Course: Light meal
Cuisine: Greek
Keyword: Bread with halloumi, Halloumi, Halloumi, lettuce and tomato, HLT, Mia Kouppa halloumi, MIa Kouppa sandwich
Servings: 1 sandwich
Author: Mia Kouppa

Ingredients

  • 2 slices rye bread
  • 2 slices halloumi cheese, approximately 1/2 inch thick
  • 1 tbsp olive oil, approximately
  • 2 slices tomato
  • 1 - 2 pieces iceberg lettuce

Instructions

  • Place your rye bread slices in a toaster or toaster oven and toast until done to your liking.
  • Pat your halloumi dry with paper towels. Set aside.
  • Brush a non-stick skillet with olive oil and set over medium heat. Add your halloumi cheese and cook for approximately 1 - 2 minutes per side until golden brown and crispy.
  • When your cheese is ready, assemble your sandwich. Brush or drizzle each slice of rye bread with olive oil. Layer the halloumi, tomato slices and lettuce.
  • Cut your sandwich in half if you like, serve and enjoy!

Notes

We love serving this sandwich with rye bread, but any bread can do.
This sandwich is best served immediately.