Halloumi & Bean Stew – quick and healthy!

IMG_0067This was a super quick “store cupboard ingredients” meal – 30 minutes from start to finish!

Halloumi and Bean Stew

Preparation Time:                  10 mins

Cooking Time:                         30 mins

Serves:                                       4

Calories per serving:              363.3


Olive Oil                                                                    – 1 Tbsp/15ml

Brown Onions                                                           – 1 Onion/100g

Yellow Pepper                                                          – 1 Med/160g

Courgette                                                                 – 1 Courgette/224g

Garlic                                                                        – 1 Clove/3g

Tomato Puree                                                          – 40g

Cherry Tomatoes in Tomato Juice, Canned       – 1 Can/400g

Caster Sugar                                                            – ½ Tsp/2.5g

Halloumi Cheese                                                      – 225g

Cannellini Beans                                                      – 400g

Watercress Trimmed                                                 – 100g

Dried Chilli Pepper Flakes                                         – 1 Pinch/0.1g

Fresh Raw Lemon (cut into wedges)                         – ¼ Lemon/28.75g



Peel and finely dice the onion and garlic. Deseed and chop pepper into chunk. Dice the courgette.


Heat the oil in a large pan and fry the onion and pepper for 2-3min. Stir in the courgette, garlic and tomato puree and cook for another 2 mins.

Add the cherry tomatoes and caster sugar and bring to the boil, then simmer gently for 8 mins until thickened slightly.

Meanwhile, put a griddle pan over a medium heat and brush lightly with oil. Griddle the halloumi for 1-2 mins on each side until golden.

Add the beans to the veg and cook for another 2min until warmed through. Stir in the watercress and chilli oil and top with the halloumi slices, serving the lemon, cut into wedges alongside to squeeze over.

Nutrition Data Per Serving

Calories (kcal)               363.3

Carbohydrate (g)             19.8

Fat (g)                                20.6

Fibre (g)                            10.0

Sodium (g)                         1.887

Fruit & Veg                        3.9

Protein (g)                       20.8

Coconut Collaborative Little Chocolate Pots – Dairy Free

Coconut Collaborative Little Chocolate Pots – Dairy Free

Only 45g but a tiny pot of utter deliciousness!

I only got them to try as they were £2 instead of £2.50, but very nice they were – a sort of chocolate ganache consistency.

Best of all, only 105 calories!!

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