Simple Smoky Bacon and Halloumi Cheese Hash & Salad

Smoked Bacon Hash with Mixed Salad Recipe

35 Minutes
Serves: 2

A mouth watering bacon and halloumi hash, smoked bacon and halloumi cheese squares lightly fried and mixed with a hash of potatoes, leek, white cabbage and cherry tomato flavoured with garlic, fresh ginger, cumin and chilli. This halloumi and bacon hash is served with a green salad coated in a tomato dressing

Recipe Ingreds


  • black pepper (to taste)
  • 125 grams green cabbage
  • 100 grams cherry tomatoes
  • 0.25 tsp chilli flakes
  • 0.5 tsp cumin seeds
  • 5.5 cm fresh ginger
  • 1 cloves garlic
  • 60 grams halloumi cheese
  • 1 leeks
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 270 grams potatoes
  • salt (to taste)
  • 4 slices streaky bacon (smoked)


  • 0.5 bell pepper (green)
  • 0.5 cucumber
  • 40 grams Salad leaves


  • black pepper (to taste)
  • 1 cloves garlic
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp pesto
  • 1 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • salt (to taste)
  • granulated sugar (to taste)
  • 1 tsp tomato puree
  • 60 ml water

Recipe with pictures Steps

Step 1

  • peel the potatoes
  • roughly chop the potatoes

Step 2

  • half fill a pan with water and boil
  • place the potatoes in the pan cook gently till the potatoes are soft

Step 3

  • while the potatoes are cooking

Step 4

  • Make the tomato dressing by mixing together the olive oil, red wine vinegar, garlic (crushed) tomato puree, pesto, sugar water in a bowl
  • season with salt and pepper and sugar to taste

Step 5

  • wash the leeks
  • remove the top and bottom of the leek(s)
  • slice the leeks

Step 6

  • wash and chop the cabbage into fine strips

Step 7

  • add half the oil to the frying pan and heat
  • drain the potatoes
  • add the potatoes to the frying pan
  • cook till golden brown

Step 8

  • add the remaining oil to the frying pan and heat
  • add the leeks
  • cook for a minute or two

Step 9

  • add the cabbage to the frying pan
  • cook for 5 minutes

Step 10

  • peel and crush the garlic using the garlic crusher or chop finely
  • add to the frying pan

Step 11

  • peel and grate the ginger
  • add to the frying pan
  • cook for a minute or two

Step 12

  • wash the cherry tomatoes and then slice in half
  • add the tomatoes to the pan

Step 13

  • grind the spices in the mortar and pestle
  • add the spices to the frying pan

Step 14

  • taste and season with salt and pepper if necessary
  • cook for 5 minutes

Step 15

  • while the hash is cooking

Step 16

  • heat the other frying pan
  • add a glug of olive oil

Step 17

  • cut the bacon into squares
  • add the bacon to the pan
  • fry till golden brown
  • place on kitchen paper
  • set a side
  • slice the halloumi into thick slices
  • add the halloumi slices to the frying pan
  • cook till golden brown

Step 18

  • wash mixed leaves and place in a serving bowl.
  • place a cross on the top of the cucumber
  • then slice the cucumber to form quarters
  • sprinkle over the salad leaves
  • wash and chop the green pepper(s) into small pieces
  • sprinkle over the salad leaves

Step 19

  • serve the hash with the cheese and bacon

Step 20

  • add the salad

Step 21

  • add the salad dressing

Recipe Utensils

  • 1 bowl
  • 2 chopping board
  • 1 frying pan
  • 2 Garlic crusher
  • 1 grater
  • 1 kitchen paper
  • 2 large knife
  • 1 large pan
  • 1 mortar and pestle
  • 1 sieve

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How to make bacon and halloumi hash

Potatoes lightly boiled and fried with leeks, white cabbage, crispy bacon, cherry tomatoes and fried halloumi, flavoured with garlic, fresh ginger, chilli and cumin. To complete this meal serve the hash with a light green salad and a tomato and pesto dressing. Finding new and different idea for dinner can be a challenge, this simple vegetable hash with bacon and halloumi makes the perfect supper dish. 

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