Put these veggie burgers on the menu for your next barbeque or alfresco dining get-together.

Shallot Sweet potato and halloumi burger
(© UK Shallots)
Shallot Sweet potato and halloumi burger
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Nutrition Facts
Shallot, sweet potato and halloumi burgers
Amount Per Serving
Calories 554 Calories from Fat 243
% Daily Value*
Fat 27g42%
Saturated Fat 14g88%
Cholesterol 10mg3%
Sodium 1016mg44%
Potassium 887mg25%
Carbohydrates 58g19%
Fiber 10g42%
Sugar 15g17%
Protein 23g46%
Vitamin A 8321IU166%
Vitamin C 37mg45%
Calcium 772mg77%
Iron 4mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Shallot, sweet potato and halloumi burgers

Veggie burgers perfect for the BBQ
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: British
Servings: 4
Calories: 554kcal


  • Bowl
  • Barbecue or griddle pan


  • 400 g echalion shallots peeled and halved
  • 250 g pack halloumi sliced into 8
  • 1 large or 2 small sweet potatoes thinly sliced
  • 1 red chilli deseeded and chopped
  • Handful fresh mint leaves chopped
  • Zest 1 lime grated
  • Juice ½ lime
  • Olive oil to drizzle
  • 1 large ripe avocado skinned de-stoned and chopped
  • 2 tbsp double cream
  • 1 tsp red wine vinegar
  • Small handful fresh coriander chopped
  • A squeeze of lime
  • Salt and pepper
  • 4 burger buns
  • A little gem leaves separated
  • Tomato chilli jam


  • Put the shallots, halloumi and sweet potato in a mixing bowl with the chilli, mint, lime zest and juice and tablespoon of olive oil.
  • Mash the avocado with the cream, vinegar, coriander and lime and season.
  • Heat a barbecue or griddle pan, then cook the sweet potato and shallots for 5 minutes on each side or until charred and tender. Cook the halloumi for 1 minute on each side or until charred.
  • Halve and toast the burger buns.
  • Spread the mashed avocado onto the toasted bun bases, add a couple of little gem leaves then top with the shallots, halloumi and sweet potato. Pop the top of the bun on and serve with tomato chilli jam.


Calories: 554kcal | Carbohydrates: 58g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 1016mg | Potassium: 887mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 8321IU | Vitamin C: 37mg | Calcium: 772mg | Iron: 4mg

Recipe courtesy of UK Shallots



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