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Halloumi cheese veggie burgers
Halloumi cheese veggie burgers

Halloumi cheese veggie burgers

Preparation 15 minutes
Cooking time 10 minutes
Servings 4

Ingredients

  • 30 ml (2 tbsp) sundried-tomato pesto
  • 30 ml (2 tbsp) olive oil
  • 15 ml (1 tbsp) balsamic vinegar
  • 15 ml (1 tbsp) fresh basil, finely chopped
  • Ground black pepper
  • 200 g (7 oz) extra-firm tofu, sliced 1 cm (1/2 in.) thick
  • 4 portobellos, sliced 5 mm (1/4 in.) thick
  • 1 large red or yellow pepper, quartered
  • 200 g (7 oz) Halloumi cheese, sliced 1 cm (1/2 in.) thick
  • 4 burger buns
  • 4 lettuce leaves

Preparation

  1. Preheat the barbecue to medium-high heat.
  2. In a large bowl, mix the pesto, olive oil, balsamic vinegar and basil.
  3. Season generously with pepper.
  4. Add the tofu slices, portobellos and pepper pieces.
  5. Toss to coat well with the pesto mixture.
  6. Cook the portobellos and peppers on the barbecue for 7 to 10 minutes.
  7. In the meantime, grill the tofu and cheese.
  8. Heat the burger buns on the barbecue.
  9. Top each bun with the lettuce, tofu, portobello, pepper and cheese.
  10. Serve with raw vegetables and chips.

Note: This recipe can as easily be prepared by cooking the various ingredients in a pan rather than on the barbecue.

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