Vegetarian Shawarma Recipe with Halloumi

Halloumi shawarma

  • serves 3
  • Easy

Grill spiced halloumi until golden and serve with warm flatbreads and a fresh salad for a spiced veggie midweek meal



  • shawarma paste or spice blend 1 tbsp, (we used Belazu)
  • lemon ½, juiced
  • halloumi 1 block, cut into thin slices
  • cucumber ½, diced
  • tomatoes 2, diced
  • red onion ½, finely chopped
  • olive oil 1 tbsp
  • red wine vinegar a splash
  • hummus 150g
  • natural yogurt 150g
  • mint a handful of leaves
  • flatbreads 3 large, warmed


  • Step 1

    Heat the grill to high. Mix together the shawarma paste and lemon juice, and brush all over the halloumi. Spread out on a baking tray and leave for 5 minutes.

  • Step 2

    Meanwhile, toss the cucumber, tomatoes and red onion with the oil and red wine vinegar, and season. Mix together the hummus and yogurt.

  • Step 3

    Grill the halloumi, turning once, until golden and sizzling.

  • Step 4

    Divide the hummus yogurt between 3 plates and swirl. Top with the hot halloumi, sprinkle over the salad and the mint. Serve with warm flatbreads for scooping.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 699
  • Fat 39g
  • Saturates 14.3g
  • Carbs 51.9g
  • Sugars 10.3g
  • Fibre 7.2g
  • Protein 31.6g
  • Salt 3.5g