Grilled White Cheese with Oregano Oil

60 mins (prep 30)
3 ingredients
makes 6 hors d'oeuvres
These skewers are traditionally made with Brazilian queijo de coalho, a dense, salty white cheese very similar in taste and texture to the Haloumi we use here. Soaking the cheese on the skewers removes some of the salt and prevents the skewers from burning.

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  • 1/2 lb haloumi cheese, cut into 12 rectangular blocks
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano, crumbled
  • special equipment: 6 (6- to 8-inch) wooden skewers


Serving Size (42.9 g)
Servings 6
Amount per Serving
Calories 197.81 Calories from Fat 115.2
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12.8g 118.19%
Saturated Fat 3.04g 91.3%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 3.78mg 7.56%
Sodium 283.6mg 70.9%
Total Carbohydrate 16.95g 33.89%
Dietary Fiber 0.79 g 19.05%
Sugars 0.79 g %
Protein 3.94g 47.27%
Vitamin A 35.15IU% Vitamin C 0.0mg%
Calcium 34.07mg% Iron 0.97mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
dried oregano, special equipment