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Active time
20 minutes
Total time
40 minutes
4 servings
Serving Size
1 burger patty

2 ½ cups grated potatoes

3 tablespoons olive oil

1 cup grated onions

1 ¼ cups grated halloumi cheese

¼ cup whole grain bread crumbs

¼ cup chopped parsley

1 egg

Salt, to taste

Pita bread, preferably whole grain, for serving (optional)

Honey-mustard, for serving (optional)


1. Peel the potatoes, coarsely grate, and drain in a colander to remove excess liqiud.  Place in a large bowl. 

2. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Saute the onions until translucent. Add the onions to the bowl with the potatoes. 

3. Add the grated halloumi, bread crumbs, chopped parsley, and egg to the potato and onion mixture. Mix well, adding salt to taste. Shape into four burger patties.

4. Heat a lightly greased skillet to medium heat. Cook the burger patties for 10 minutes. Flip, and cook an additional 5-10 minutes, until cooked through. 

5. Serve warm, with pita bread and honey mustard, if desired. 

Recipe from Cyprus Food Treasures by Marilena Joannides, copyright 2017. Published by Marilenio Ltd., Nicosia, Cyprus. Stock photo by Markus Spiske on Unsplash


Calories: 350
Total Fat: 21g (Saturated Fat: 8g)
Sodium: 420mg
Carbohydrate: 28g
Sugar: 3g (Added Sugar: 0g)
Fiber: 3g
Protein: 12g

Yield: 4 servings

Serving Size: 1 burger patty

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