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Halloumi Burger Recipe

I’ve been experimenting with cooking halloumi burgers lately and they are delicious! 

Halloumi is a cheese that is popular in Mediterranean recipes. It’s often grilled or fried and served with fresh vegetables, but it also can be eaten raw, for example in a halloumi salad.

There are many different ways to cook halloumi, each way I find is equally delicious!

More Halloumi Recipes

Halloumi burgers are a great choice if you are looking for some vegetarian options to serve at a BBQ. They make a wonderful alternative to meat.

How To Make A Halloumi Burger

ingredients for making a halloumi burger

You don’t need a long list of ingredients to make a halloumi burger, in fact if you are happy with a plain version all you need is the halloumi and the bap. But it’s nice to add in extras such as salad, sauces and maybe a mushroom.

slicing up halloumi for a burger

I start by slicing up the halloumi into 8 slices, each about 1cm in thickness. You can optionally coat them in a little oil, I tend to oil halloumi if I am cooking it on a BBQ but not if I am dry frying it in a nonstick frying pan.

oiling halloumi

Like when making halloumi fries, the halloumi should only take about 1 to 2 minutes on each side, just cook them until they are browned.

assembling halloumi burger

Slice the burger buns and lightly toast them, assemble the halloumi burger with your choice of fillings, options could include salad, hummus, coleslaw or mushrooms.

halloumi  burger assembled with salad and coleslaw

What To Serve With A Halloumi Burger

A halloumi burger can be enjoyed by itself or with a choice of tasty sides;

halloumi burger recipe

I hope you enjoy this halloumi burger recipe, let me know in the comments if you make it!


Halloumi Burger Recipe

Yield: 4
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

A halloumi burger is a perfect alternative to a meat burger - cook the halloumi on a BBQ, or fry it up in the pan!


  • 250g halloumi
  • 4 brioche rolls/burger bun rolls
  • Lettuce/Tomatoes/Coleslaw


    1. Slice the halloumi up into 8 slices, about 1cm in thickness each.
    2. Optionally coat in a little oil (more so if you are cooking on a BBQ, you can dry fry in a non-stick pan).
    3. Add slices to the frying pan and cook until browned on both sides, about 1 to 2 minutes on each.
    4. Slice the buns and lightly toast them.
    5. Add cooked halloumi to buns and assemble with your choice of salad, hummus or coleslaw.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 571Total Fat: 31gSaturated Fat: 16gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 13gCholesterol: 155mgSodium: 872mgCarbohydrates: 49gFiber: 3gSugar: 11gProtein: 23g

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