The saltiness of halloumi cheese is a good balance for the smoky-tasting grilled peppers in this pita sandwich. Be careful not to cut the cheese too thin, or it will be hard to work with on the grill.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
30 mins
total:
30 mins
Yield:
Serves 4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Prepare a charcoal or gas grill for high heat (450° to 550°; you can hold your hand 5 in. above cooking grate only 2 to 4 seconds). Brush 2 tbsp. oil over cheese and onion. Grill, turning once, until grill marks appear, about 8 minutes. Cut onions in half.

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  • Fill pita halves with equal amounts of cheese, onions, peppers, and pepperoncini. Brush a little oil on outside of pitas, then grill, turning once, until grill marks appear and bread is toasted, about 4 minutes. Serve with mixed olives and a green salad.

  • Note: Nutritional analysis is per 2 pita halves.

Nutrition Facts

651 calories; calories from fat 54%; protein 31g; fat 39g; saturated fat 19g; carbohydrates 44g; fiber 2g; sodium 1952mg; cholesterol 85mg.
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