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Mushroom, halloumi & yellow pepper skewers with mint salsa verde

Turn everyday veggie skewers into a feast with salty halloumi and a zesty green herb sauce.
4 from 1 vote
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Course Culinary Collection, Vegetarian Flexitarian
Cuisine Italian
Servings 4


  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 20 g fresh mint leaves (save a few leaves for garnish)
  • 20 g fresh parsley
  • 1 clove garlic, finely grated
  • grated rind & juice of a lemon
  • salt & pepper
  • 250 g portabellini mushrooms, whole or halved
  • 250 g halloumi cheese, cubed
  • 2 medium yellow peppers, sliced into squares


For the salsa verde: 

  • Put the olive oil, mint, parsley, garlic, lemon rind & juice and some salt & pepper into a small blender.
  • Blend to a smooth pulp.
    Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.

For the skewers:

  • Assemble the skewers by arranging chunks of mushrooms, halloumi & yellow pepper together.
  • Braai over hot coals or bake in a very hot oven at 220 C for about 10 minutes until golden.
    Drizzle with salsa verde and serve at once.
Keyword italian