Sweet and Spicy Halloumi Sandwich Recipe

Sweet and Spicy Halloumi Sandwich with Roasted Squash and Brussels Sprouts Slaw
Grilled Cheese Social
Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 45 mins
Total: 55 mins
Serving: 1 serving
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
1177 Calories
41g Fat
204g Carbs
36g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 1
Amount per serving
Calories 1177
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 41g 52%
Saturated Fat 11g 57%
Cholesterol 46mg 15%
Sodium 1711mg 74%
Total Carbohydrate 204g 74%
Dietary Fiber 36g 130%
Total Sugars 87g
Protein 36g
Vitamin C 512mg 2,559%
Calcium 665mg 51%
Iron 11mg 64%
Potassium 2514mg 53%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This sweet and spicy vegetarian sandwich is packed full of vibrant colors and big flavors. Seared salty halloumi cheese is stacked high with sweet roasted delicata squash, lemony Brussels sprouts slaw, and a sweet and spicy raspberry harissa jam with tart Greek yogurt. It's every vegetarian's dream but it also holds up to even the highest of meat-eater's expectations. 



For the Roasted Squash:

  • 1 small delicata squash, seeds removed and cut into rings

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 dash cinnamon

  • 2 to 3 pinches salt

  • 1 tablespoon honey

  • 3 dashes cayenne pepper

For the Raspberry Harissa Jam:

  • 1 tablespoon raspberry jam

  • 1/2 tablespoon harissa paste

For the Brussel Sprouts Slaw:

  • 1/2 cup Brussels sprouts, shredded

  • 1 tablespoon parsley, chopped

  • 1/4 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1/4 tablespoon sherry vinegar

  • 1/4 tablespoon honey

  • 1/4 tablespoon mustard

  • 1 lemon, juiced

  • 1 pinch salt

  • 1 pinch garlic powder

For the Sandwich:

  • 2 slices rosemary sourdough bread

  • 2 ounces halloumi cheese, seared until crispy

  • 1 1/2 tablespoons raspberry harissa jam

  • 1 tablespoon plain Greek yogurt

Steps to Make It

For the Roasted Squash

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. Preheat oven to 400 F.

  3. Toss delicata squash rings in olive oil, cinnamon, salt, honey, and cayenne pepper. Arrange evenly on a baking sheet and bake for 30 minutes or until tender and beginning to caramelize.

For the Raspberry Harissa Jam

  1. Mix raspberry jam and harissa paste and set aside to meld. 

For the Brussels Slaw

  1. Place shredded sprouts in a large bowl.

  2. In a smaller bowl, whisk together olive oil, sherry, honey, mustard, lemon, salt, and garlic powder until combined.

  3. Add the wet mixture to the sprouts and stir to coat. Set aside.

For the Sandwich

  1. Toast your bread. Smear one side with Greek yogurt and top with Brussels sprouts slaw, the seared halloumi cheese, and the roasted squash. Smear the raspberry harissa jam onto the remaining piece of bread and place it on top. Serve immediately.