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Turkey & Halloumi Burger

Turkey & Halloumi burgers

A delicious, healthy burger, perfect for BBQ season!

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword burger, healthy, turkey, turkeyburger
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Marinating Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 5 burgers
Calories 286 kcal
Author mrspriyajoshi


  • 500 g turkey breast mince
  • 225 g block halloumi cheese chopped finely
  • 1 white onion chopped finely
  • ½ red pepper chopped finely
  • ½ yellow pepper chopped finely
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp granulated garlic
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • ½ tsp dried oregano
  • ½ tsp mild chilli powder/sweet paprika according to preference
  • Handful of chopped pickled jalapenos optional
  • Handful of chopped parsley optional


  1. Once all your ingredients are chopped and ready, mix everything into a large mixing bowl, ensuring all the seasonings are well mixed through into all the mince.
  2. Divide the mixture into 5 equal parts and form each part into a burger. I find this easiest by using some cling film in a flat tapas dish to form them all uniformly.
  3. Once formed, place in the fridge for a minimum of 30 minutes to firm up. I often freeze them individually wrapped up at this point, then I have burgers ready to go on a busy weeknight.
  4. When you’re ready to cook your burgers, if frozen, ensure they are defrosted fully and heat up a griddle pan to a medium-high heat. Place your burger on the grill and allow it to cook for 6-7 minutes on each side, then remove and allow it to rest for a few minutes before serving in a toasted burger bun or with your favourite sides.

Recipe Notes

I usually wrap up in cling film like below and store in the freezer until required.

I almost always serve these with my healthy chips. Get the recipe for those here.  

Nutrition Facts
Turkey & Halloumi burgers
Amount Per Serving
Calories 286
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.