Halloumi burger with honey mustard sauce

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

 

Difficulty: Medium

Time: 50 min. preparation time, 0 min. baking time

Nutrition: Calories ca 751 / Protein 59g / Carbohydr. 47g / Fat 43g

Ingredients (4 servings)

1onion (red)
500 ghalloumi
0.5zucchini
0.5eggplant
175 mlvegetable oil (divided)
1 tspcurry powder
100 gmustard
30 gsugar
10 ghoney
4burger buns
4 leavesradicchio
2 sprigsmint
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

Wine Tip

Chenin Blanc
Chenin Blanc, a fruity- toned grape variety, combines perfectly with honey and mint.

Step 1

Halloumi burger with honey mustard sauce

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

cutting board, knife

1 onion (red) / 500 g Halloumi / 0.5 zucchini / 0.5 eggplant

Step 2

Halloumi burger with honey mustard sauce

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.

freezer bag

50 ml vegetable oil / 1 tsp curry powder / salt / pepper

Step 3

Halloumi burger with honey mustard sauce

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.

frying pan, tongs

vegetable oil for frying / salt / pepper

Step 4

Halloumi burger with honey mustard sauce

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

Step 5

Halloumi burger with honey mustard sauce

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

oven, large bowl, whisk

100 g mustard / 30 g sugar / 10 g honey

Step 6

Halloumi burger with honey mustard sauce

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

Step 7

Halloumi burger with honey mustard sauce

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

baking sheet, oven, baking paper, serrated knife

4 burger buns

Step 8

Halloumi burger with honey mustard sauce

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.

frying pan, spatula

vegetable oil for frying

Step 9

Halloumi burger with honey mustard sauce

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!

cutting board, brush

4 leaves radicchio / 2 sprigs mint