Halloumi Bagel Sandwich

Halloumi is a semi-hard cheese from Cyprus that has a high melting point so it can easily be grilled or pan-fried.

Preparation time 5 min
Total Time 10 min
Servings 2 Servings
POM® Sesame Bagels


POM® Sesame Bagels


  • 2 POM® Sesame Bagels, halved and toasted
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) olive oil
  • 4 oz (125 g) sliced halloumi cheese, sliced into 1/4-inch/5 mm thick slices
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) prepared roasted red pepper hummus
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) packed arugula


  1. In nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat; pan-fry halloumi for 2 to 3 minutes per side or until golden brown.
  2. Spread hummus over bottom halves of bagels. Top with arugula and pan-fried halloumi.
  3. Cap with tops of bagels.

Alternatively, grill halloumi on greased grill set over medium-high heat.
Add slices of tomato to sandwich if desired.