Butter Halloumi Bowls
Halloumi is used as a vegetarian substitute in this tasty dish that’s easy to prepare.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
- 2 pkg (8.5 oz each) Royal Ready to Heat Cilantro Lime Rice
- 12 oz halloumi cheese, sliced into large chunks
- 4 tsp garam masala, divided
- 1/2 tsp each salt and pepper, divided
- 2 tbsp canola oil
- 3 tbsp butter, divided
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 onion, diced
- 1 tbsp minced fresh gingerroot
- 1 tsp ground cumin
- 1 tsp ground coriander
- 1 tsp ground turmeric
- 1 1/2 cups tomato sauce
- 1/2 cup 35% heavy cream
- 2 tbsp tomato paste
- 2 tbsp lime juice
- 1/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves
- Toss halloumi with half of the garam masala, salt and pepper.
- Heat oil in large skillet set over medium-high heat. Cook halloumi for 3 to 5 minutes or until golden brown. Transfer to plate.
- Reduce heat to medium. Melt 1 tbsp butter in skillet; cook garlic, onion and ginger. Cook for 3 to 5 minutes or until slightly softened. Stir in remaining garam masala, cumin, coriander and turmeric. Cook for 1 to 2 minutes or until fragrant.
- Stir in tomato sauce, cream, tomato paste, and remaining salt and pepper; bring to boil. Reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer for 8 to 10 minutes or until thickened. Fold in halloumi. Cook for 1 to 2 minutes or until heated through.
- Cut remaining butter into cubes. Remove pan from heat and stir in butter just until incorporated into sauce. Stir in lime juice.
- Meanwhile, prepare rice according to package directions. Spoon butter halloumi over rice; sprinkle with fresh cilantro leaves.