Try this Halloumi & Mushroom Skewer recipe (wih mint salsa verde) for a quick dinner or delicious snack.

A great way to turn everyday veggie skewers into a delicious feast!

Recipe serves 4.


  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) olive oil
  • 1 punnet (20 g) fresh mint leaves (save a few leaves for garnish)
  • 1 punnet (20 g) fresh parsley
  • 1 clove garlic, finely grated
  • Grated rind & juice of a lemon
  • Salt & pepper
  • 250 g portabellini mushrooms, whole or halved
  • About 250 g halloumi cheese, cubed
  • 2 medium yellow peppers, sliced into squares


For the salsa verde:

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

For the skewers:

  1. Assemble the skewers by arranging chunks of mushrooms, halloumi, and yellow pepper together.
  2. Braai over hot coals or bake in a very hot oven at 220℃ for about 10 minutes until golden.
  3. Drizzle with salsa verde and serve at once.


Halloumi & Mushroom Skewer Recipe Notes

This halloumi & mushroom skewer recipe is courtesy of The South African Mushroom Farmers’ Association. Check them out on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

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