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Lebanese Halloumi and Eggs Recipe


  • 4 slices halloumi cheese
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 tbsp Greek yogurt
  • Freshly chopped mint
  • Paprika
  • Olive oil for shallow frying

Prep Time:

5 Minutes

Cook Time:

10 Minutes



A traditional Lebanese breakfast, this Halloumi and Egg dish consists of halloumi cheese, perfectly enveloped by sunny-side-up eggs, and lightly drizzled with a mint yogurt dressing. Perfect, quick and simple. 

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Thanks to the chefs at Rattan Direct for this recipe. 


  1. Heat a generous slick of olive oil in a non-stick frying pan.
  2. Add the halloumi to the pan and brown on one side.
  3. Crack the eggs over the halloumi, aiming to keep the cheese nestled under the egg.
  4. Baste the eggs until the white has set and the yolk still runny.
  5. Season with paprika and tip onto a plate.
  6. Mix the yogurt with fresh mint and enough water to create a runny dressing.
  7. Drizzle the dressing over the eggs and serve hot.