You don’t need heavy condiments to have a great sandwich, as this recipe proves. A few simple ingredients (including a flavorful cheese) come together to create a satisfying, flavorful, open-faced meal that’s perfect anytime of day.


  • 4 slices halloumi cheese
  • 2 slices thick whole-wheat or whole-grain bread, toasted
  • Romaine lettuce leaves
  • 2slices tomato
  • 1hard-boiled egg, sliced into 4 pieces
  • Sea salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • Extra-virgin olive oil


  1. Grill or fry halloumi in a pan over high heat for about 1 minute on each side, until browned.
  2. Lay out bread. Top with lettuce, tomato, egg, and halloumi. Season with salt and pepper and drizzle with olive oil.