Halloumi burger with honey mustard sauce

Halloumi burger with honey mustard sauce

39 ratings

Melody, TV producer


„This burger has everything a perfect burger needs: a crispy outside, bursting flavors, and an exceptional inside.“

Difficulty

Medium 👍
50
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
60
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-4+
500 g
halloumi
1
onion (red)
½
zucchini
½
eggplant
175 ml
vegetable oil (divided)
1 tsp
curry powder
100 g
mustard
30 g
sugar
10 g
honey
4
burger buns
4 leaves
radicchio
2 sprigs
mint
salt
pepper
vegetable oil for frying
Metric
Imperial
  • 500 g halloumi
  • 1  onion (red)
  • ½  zucchini
  • ½  eggplant
  • 175 ml vegetable oil (divided)
  • 1 tsp curry powder
  • 100 g mustard
  • 30 g sugar
  • 10 g honey
  • 4  burger buns
  • 4 leaves radicchio
  • 2 sprigs mint
  • salt
  • pepper
  • vegetable oil for frying

Utensils

  • frying pan
  • tongs
  • baking sheet
  • oven
  • baking paper
  • large bowl
  • whisk
  • serrated knife
  • brush
  • cutting board
  • knife
  • spatula
  • freezer bag

Enjoy with

Finca La Emperatriz Rioja Reserva 2012
The stimulating, fruity flavors of black currants and raspberries combine harmoniously with notes of wood from barrel-aging. The wine's great structure and exotic herbal aromas match perfectly with this burger.

Nutrition per serving

Cal
751
Protein
59g
Fat
43g
Carb
47g

Step 1/9

Cut onions into rings. Slice Halloumi, zucchini, and eggplant.
  • 1 onion (red)
  • 500 Halloumi
  • ½ zucchini
  • ½ eggplant
  • cutting board
  • knife

Cut onions into rings. Slice Halloumi, zucchini, and eggplant.

Step 2/9

Add some of the vegetable oil, curry powder, salt, and pepper to a freezer bag. Seal and shake to combine. Then, add Halloumi slices. Transfer to fridge and allow to marinate for approx. 30 – 60 min.
  • 50 ml vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp curry powder
  • salt
  • pepper
  • freezer bag

Add some of the vegetable oil, curry powder, salt, and pepper to a freezer bag. Seal and shake to combine. Then, add Halloumi slices. Transfer to fridge and allow to marinate for approx. 30 – 60 min.

Step 3/9

Heat some vegetable oil in a pan. Fry eggplant slices over medium heat on each side for approx. 3 – 5 min. until lightly roasted and soft. Season with salt and pepper. Remove from pan and set aside.
  • vegetable oil for frying
  • salt
  • pepper
  • frying pan
  • tongs

Heat some vegetable oil in a pan. Fry eggplant slices over medium heat on each side for approx. 3 – 5 min. until lightly roasted and soft. Season with salt and pepper. Remove from pan and set aside.

Step 4/9

In the same pan, fry zucchini slices for approx. 2 – 3 min. on each side until golden brown and soft. Add more oil if needed. Set aside.
  • vegetable oil for frying

In the same pan, fry zucchini slices for approx. 2 – 3 min. on each side until golden brown and soft. Add more oil if needed. Set aside.

Step 5/9

Preheat oven to 200°C (400°F). In a large bowl, whisk together mustard, sugar, and honey.
  • 100 mustard
  • 30 sugar
  • 10 honey
  • oven
  • large bowl
  • whisk

Preheat oven to 200°C (400°F). In a large bowl, whisk together mustard, sugar, and honey.

Step 6/9

While whisking constantly, slowly add remaining vegetable oil in a thin stream. Stir until a creamy sauce forms. Season with salt and pepper.
  • 125 ml vegetable oil
  • salt
  • pepper

While whisking constantly, slowly add remaining vegetable oil in a thin stream. Stir until a creamy sauce forms. Season with salt and pepper.

Step 7/9

Halve burger buns and place on a lined baking sheet. Toast in preheated oven at 200°C (400°F) for approx. 4 – 6 min.
  • 4 burger buns
  • baking sheet
  • oven
  • baking paper
  • serrated knife

Halve burger buns and place on a lined baking sheet. Toast in preheated oven at 200°C (400°F) for approx. 4 – 6 min.

Step 8/9

Heat vegetable oil in a frying pan over medium-high heat. Fry Halloumi cheese for approx. 2 – 3 min. on each side until lightly browned.
  • vegetable oil for frying
  • frying pan
  • spatula

Heat vegetable oil in a frying pan over medium-high heat. Fry Halloumi cheese for approx. 2 – 3 min. on each side until lightly browned.

Step 9/9

Brush each burger bun with honey mustard sauce. Place radicchio on the bottom part and layer cheese, zucchini, eggplant, and onion rings on top. Pick mint leaves and place on top of vegetables. Drizzle with more sauce, cover with the upper part of the bun, and enjoy with homemade french fries!
  • 4 leaves radicchio
  • 2 sprigs mint
  • cutting board
  • brush

Brush each burger bun with honey mustard sauce. Place radicchio on the bottom part and layer cheese, zucchini, eggplant, and onion rings on top. Pick mint leaves and place on top of vegetables. Drizzle with more sauce, cover with the upper part of the bun, and enjoy with homemade french fries!