Florida Grapefruit Steaks with Seared Halloumi

Halloumi is a semi-hard cheese with a high melting point, which means it’s perfect for grilling and pan searing.Top a thick slice of fresh Florida Grapefruit with a slice of halloumi heated to golden perfection, add a drizzle of zesty dressing and then garnish with pomegranate seeds.


  • 2 Florida Grapefruits
  • 40 g pomegranate seeds
  • 4 tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 tbsp. white wine vinegar
  • 10 g fresh mint, finely chopped, plus leaves for garnish
  • 1 tbsp. coriander, finely chopped
  • 2 tsp. Florida Grapefruit juice
  • 2 tsp. honey
  • 8 slices halloumi cheese, 1/2-centimetre thick
  • 1 tbsp. shallots, minced


Florida Grapefruit Steaks with Seared Halloumi

In a small bowl, whisk together 2 tbsp. olive oil, vinegar, shallots, mint, coriander, Florida Grapefruit juice and honey and season with salt and pepper.Peel and slice Florida Grapefruit horizontally into 4 1-centimetre thick rounds.Transfer slices to a serving platter.

Brush each side of halloumi cheese with reserved olive oil.Sear in a no-stick pan over low heat for 3-5 minutes until each side is golden brown.Place one cheese slice on top of each grapefruit slice.Spoon dressing over cheese and garnish with extra mint leaves and pomegranate seeds.

Nutrition Facts
Serving size8
Amount per serving
  • % Daily Value*
  • Total Fat14.8g 19%
  • Cholesterol29.4mg 10%
  • Total Carbohydrate8.2g 3%
    • Dietary Fibre0.9g 3%
  • Vitamin C24mg 27%
  • Calcium195.9mg 15%
*The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet.2000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.