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mushroom and halloumi skewers

Mushroom & Halloumi Skewers With Mint Salsa Verde

Course Salad, Side Dish
Servings 4


  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 1 punnet fresh mint loeaves save a few for garnish
  • 1 punnet fresh parsley
  • 1 clove garlic finely grated
  • juice of one lemon
  • rind of one lemon grated
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 250 g portabellini mushrooms whole or halved
  • 250 g halloumi cheese cubed
  • 2 medium yellow peppers sliced into squares


For the salsa verde

  • Put the olive oil, mint, parsley, garlic, lemon rind and juice, and salt and pepper into a small blender.
  • Blend to a smooth pulp.
  • Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.

For the skewers

  • Assemble the skewers by arranging chunks of mushrooms, halloumi, and yellow peppers together.
  • Braai over hot coals, or bake in a very hot oven at 200°C for about 10 minutes until golden.
  • Drizzle with salsa verde and serve immediately.