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Turkish-Style Tomato Pasta With Halloumi and Mint

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Introduction

This is one my mother taught me. Its so quick and easy and uses ingredients we all have in our house. Its wonderful as a light meal.

This is one my mother taught me. Its so quick and easy and uses ingredients we all have in our house. Its wonderful as a light meal.

Ingredients

Serves: 2-4

Metric Cups
  • dried pasta (any style of shape, I use tagliatelle or penne - enough for the amount you are cooking for)
  • 1 onion (finely sliced)
  • 1 chicken stock cube (or vegetable)
  • 1 tin chopped tomatoes (small)
  • boiling water (from the kettle)
  • dried mint
  • halloumi (however much you want, grated over at the end - you could also use feta if you want)
  • dried pasta (any style of shape, I use tagliatelle or penne - enough for the amount you are cooking for)
  • 1 onion (finely sliced)
  • 1 chicken broth cube (or vegetable)
  • 1 tin diced tomatoes (small)
  • boiling water (from the kettle)
  • dried mint
  • halloumi (however much you want, grated over at the end - you could also use feta if you want)

Method

Turkish-Style Tomato Pasta With Halloumi and Mint is a community recipe submitted by Trkishdelight and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • In a medium sized saucepan fry the onion in a little in olive oil until softened.
  • Add the tinned toms and stir well.
  • Add water to half way/enough to cook the pasta and drop the stock cube in and stir.
  • Add the pasta and stir.
  • Leave to simmer until the pasta is cooked whilst you grate the halloumi with a sprinkling of dried mint.
  • DON'T drain the pasta, take a slotted spoon to take the pasta out into bowls/plates making sure you get some of the juice in as well and sprinkle over however much halloumi you like.
  • In a medium sized saucepan fry the onion in a little in olive oil until softened.
  • Add the tinned toms and stir well.
  • Add water to half way/enough to cook the pasta and drop the stock cube in and stir.
  • Add the pasta and stir.
  • Leave to simmer until the pasta is cooked whilst you grate the halloumi with a sprinkling of dried mint.
  • DON'T drain the pasta, take a slotted spoon to take the pasta out into bowls/plates making sure you get some of the juice in as well and sprinkle over however much halloumi you like.
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