Halloumi and Aubergine ‘Pigs in Blankets’
Halloumi and Aubergine ‘Pigs in Blankets’



  • 1 small aubergine, cut into 5mm slices
  • 225g halloumi, cut into 8 fingers
  • ½ lemon, zest and juice
  • Shredded basil leaves
  • Pinch of chilli flakes
  • 1 tsp honey
  • Oil for frying
  • Preheat the oven to 200C and heat a griddle pan. Spray the aubergine slices with oil and griddle for 2 mins on each side or until tender and charred. Place the halloumi fingers in a bowl with the lemon zest, most of the basil and chillies. Toss to coat.
  • Line a baking tray with paper. Wrap each halloumi finger with a slice of aubergine and place on the tray, seams facing down. Spray with a little more oil, season well with black pepper and drizzle with honey. Bake for 10 mins, drizzle with lemon juice and serve with a scattering of basil.
20 mins
4 serving

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