Greek Grilled Cheese and Tomato Stacks

Total Time
40mins
Prep
30 mins
Cook
10 mins

From Bon Appétit, August 2009 (by Maria Helm Sinskey). Halloumi is a pleasantly salty Greek cheese that grills well. Posted for ZWT6.

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Ingredients

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Directions

  1. Whisk 1 teaspoon oil, mint, cumin, and pinch of freshly ground black pepper in medium bowl to blend.
  2. Add cheese slices; toss to coat. Marinate at room temperature at least 30 minutes and up to 2 hours. DO AHEAD: Can be made 2 days ahead. Cover; chill.
  3. Prepare barbecue (medium-high heat).
  4. Grill pitas until warm and grill marks appear, about 1 minute per side.Transfer to serving plate.
  5. Grill cheese until grill marks appear and cheese begins to melt, about 1 minute per side. Stack each warm pita with slice of tomato and cheese. Drizzle with oil and sprinkle tomatoes lightly with sea salt.
  6. NOTE: * Halloumi cheese is available at some supermarkets and at specialty foods stores, natural foods stores, and Greek markets.
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5 5

These were absolutely DELICIOUS ! Made recipe with no changes, except added a little more tomato. This is a definate repeat recipe here , so simple and tasty. Made for your win in Football Pool.

5 5

Yum! I couldn't find any mini pita pockets, so I just made some smaller ones from Pita Bread -- Using the Master Recipe #309834 to use instead. I mistakenly added some chopped garlic to the oil mixture because I found myself reading two recipes at once (totally different recipes that just happened to be on the counter together, and the first couple of ingredients were pretty similar, so I ended up adding the garlic to this from the other recipe before I caught myself, lol). I actually really enjoyed the garlic in it, so my screw-up worked out quite well, lol! I don't have a real grill, but my ridged grill pan on the stovetop worked like a charm. This would be a perfect light summer lunch with a big glass of iced tea and some fresh fruit to round it out. I would definitely make this again, thanks for posting :)! Made by a fellow Queen of Quisine for ZWT6 Greece