Salty halloumi cheese acts like a seasoning for the grilled steak. If you'd like a greener, more saladlike dish, use whole mint and oregano leaves.

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Credit: Annabelle Breakey; Styling: Randy Mon

Recipe Summary

30 mins
Serves 4


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Instructions Checklist
  • Heat a grill to medium-high (400° to 450°). Cook orzo according to package directions. Drain, then set aside.

  • Brush steak and cheese with 2 tbsp. oil and sprinkle steak with salt. Grill both, turning once, until grill marks appear on cheese, and steak is done the way you like, 8 to 10 minutes for medium-rare. Let steak rest 10 minutes.

  • Cut halloumi slices into quarters. Combine cheese, orzo, remaining 4 tbsp. oil, and remaining ingredients in a bowl; divide among 4 plates. Top with sliced steak.

Nutrition Facts

707 calories; calories from fat 58%; protein 51g; fat 45g; saturated fat 14g; carbohydrates 24g; fiber 2g; sodium 933mg; cholesterol 131mg.