Haloumi breakfast bowl recipe

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Haloumi breakfast bowl

Love a hearty breakfast? This haloumi breakfast bowl recipe from book Better Brain Food will set you up for the day.

Serves 1

This breakfast bowl recipe is a tasty and gluten free way to start the day.


2 tsp butter for frying, plus extra if frying egg
2 tbs olive oil, plus extra for frying haloumi
25g (1 cup) kale leaves – stalks removed, sliced
2 haloumi cheese slices
½ tomato
1 egg
1 tsp turmeric (optional)
¼ tsp pepper (optional)
1 tbs sesame seeds, black or white or a mixture of both (optional)


  1. In a medium frying pan, melt the butter with the olive oil until sizzling then add the kale and a tiny splash of water. Fry for about 10 minutes until nice and soft. Remove from the heat and transfer to a shallow bowl.
  2. Add a little more oil to the frying pan over medium heat and fry the haloumi on one side of the pan and the tomato on the other until both are nicely browned. Place neatly beside the kale in the bowl. Tip any tomato juices into the bowl.
  3. Poach or fry the egg. To fry the egg, add a little extra butter to the frying pan, then crack the egg into the pan and sprinkle with the turmeric and pepper. Cook until the egg white is set, spooning the hot butter over the egg yolk to cook the top.
  4. Add the poached or fried egg to the bowl, sprinkle with sesame seeds and serve.
Recipe and image from Better Brain Food by Ngaire Hobbins & Michelle Crawford, Murdoch Books.


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