Roasted broccoli stuffed with cheesy haloumi? Yes, please! Serve as a special side or add some fresh chickpeas to the oven tray for a filling vegetarian main course. And if you're vegan or dairy intolerant we have delicious dairy-free ingredient swaps for you to try, too.
Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 12 mins
Total Time: 22 mins
Serves: 4
Course: Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine: Australian
Diet: Gluten Free, Vegetarian
Dietary Requirements: Pescatarian, Vegetarian
Author: I Quit Sugar Blog (Guest Contributor: Georgia Bellas)


  • 1 broccoli large head, cut into 4 large florets
  • 200 g sliced haloumi (or avocado for a dairy-free swap)
  • 1/2 red onion medium, thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup dill fresh

Anti-Inflammatory Dressing Drizzle

  • 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil for drizzling
  • 1/2 cup full fat greek yoghurt (or coconut yoghurt for a dairy-free swap)
  • 2 tsp ground turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Preheat the oven to 200ºC/425ºF/Gas Mark 7 and line a baking tray with baking paper.
  • Place broccoli in a bowl of boiling water and leave to sit for 2 minutes to soften slightly. Drain and place on the lined baking tray.
  • Make 3 cuts lengthways across the broccoli heads. This will creating an opening for you to stuff the broccoli with the fillings.
  • Fill each cut with a slices of haloumi, red onion and dill.
  • Drizzle the lot with olive oil and season with a few crunches of sea salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  • Place in the oven and roast for 10 minutes, or until the haloumi has melted and the broccoli is cooked.
  • Meanwhile, prepare the anti-inflammatory dressing drizzle by combining the remaining ingredients (yoghurt, tumeric, cumin and olive oil) in a small bowl.
  • Serve each stuffed broccoli on a plate, and add a good dollop of the anti-inflammatory dressing drizzle.


Dairy-Free & Vegan Options: Replace the dairy-based greek yoghurt with coconut yoghurt and swap haloumi for avocado (trust us, avo tastes so great when warmed like this!)
Nutrition Facts
Roast Haloumi Stuffed Broccoli
Amount Per Serving
Calories 298 Calories from Fat 180
% Daily Value*
Fat 20g31%
Saturated Fat 10g63%
Cholesterol 1mg0%
Sodium 663mg29%
Potassium 592mg17%
Carbohydrates 14g5%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 18g36%
Vitamin A 1249IU25%
Vitamin B3 1mg5%
Vitamin C 140mg170%
Vitamin K 159µg151%
Calcium 610mg61%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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