Sweet Potato & Halloumi Bake

All this for around 80p per serving!

If you’ve got some ‘odds and sods’ lurking in your fridge Sweet Potato & Halloumi Bake from Two Cubby Cubs is a good way to use them up, plus it’s so cheap to make at less than £1 per serving. Once you’ve prepped everything, you can literally throw the ingredients in the oven to bake for 45 minutes before adding some grilled, sliced halloumi just before the end.

Want more potato-based lunchtime recipes? Check out buffalo skins, cajun sweet potatoes or spicy turkey sweet potatoes. Alternatively, to use up any remaining halloumi, have a bash at warm griddled vegetables or halloumi and smoky bacon hash. Don’t say I don’t look after you ;-).

Recipe: Sweet Potato & Halloumi Bake  

Calories: 238 per serving

Serves: 4

Book: Two Chubby Cubs – The Cookbook

Prep time: Approx 25 mins

Cooking time: Approx 45 mins


  • 400g sweet potatoes (peeled and cut into 4cm chunks)
  • 1 red pepper (sliced)
  • 1 yellow pepper (sliced)
  • 1 onion (cut into wedges)
  • A good handful of cherry tomatoes
  • 6 cloves of garlic (finely chopped)
  • 125g halloumi (sliced)

Cost per portion: Approx £0.81


Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Fan / gas mark 6.

Put the sweet potatoes, peppers, onion, tomatoes and garlic into a large bowl and spray with oil. Gently tumble, spraying with oil a few times to ensure everything is well coated.

Spread the vegetables out on a large baking sheet and roast in the oven for 45 minutes.

Place the halloumi under a medium-high grill for 5 minutes, then combine with the roasted vegetables before serving.


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