Grilled Steak, Avocado and Halloumi Keto Sandwich

Must Try

Salmon Patties (aka Salmon Cakes)

While we often have keto burger night at home for dinner, I also love keto salmon patties (aka salmon cakes) which are much like...

Birch Benders Keto Dessert Cups: On The Go Mug Cakes

Once I discovered mug cakes, they became all the rage in our home...we were all experimenting with keto and non-keto mug cake recipes. They're...

Download our FREE eBook!

20+ pages of tips, shopping lists and the best ways to start to living the Ketology life and feeling your very best!

I have always loved Halloumi cheese – it’s been on my list of the essentials I stock in my kitchen long before Keto became my thing. I discovered a deliciously simple grilled halloumi with chilis recipe from Nigella Lawson over 15 years ago and literally make it almost every week. The salty Sheep’s cheese is firm and dense and takes on flavors of oils and spices so well. What I love about being on the keto diet, is the ways we can reinvent foods to create new favorites — case in point, this Grilled Steak, Avocado and Halloumi Keto Sandwich. The halloumi creates the perfect exterior to this delicious keto sandwich, and the flavors of steak and mellow avocado pair perfectly with the salty halloumi.

For those on a keto diet, Halloumi is a great addition to our meal plans (high fat, zero carbs) AND as I mentioned above, a notable substitution for bread in keto sandwiches! I’ll include Halloumi in many recipes you’ll find here, but this is one of my favorites: grilled steak, avocado and spinach on halloumi.

You can find halloumi in your grocer’s fridge – usually with the feta and goat cheese. Halloumi is great as an appetizer with a drizzle of good olive oil or dipped in marinara after grilling – almost like fried mozzarella!

Halloumi Keto Sandwich
Print Recipe
5 from 1 vote

Grilled Steak, Avocado and Spinach Sandwich with Halloumi Cheese

Course: lunch
Servings: 1
Calories: 502kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 oz Halloumi Cheese, sliced into thick (1/4" - 1/2" rectangles)
  • 2 oz grilled steak or roast beef deli meat
  • 1/2 avocado, sliced
  • 1/2 cup baby spinach
  • 1 slice pepper jack cheese (or your favorite cheese) optional
  • 1/2 tbsp mayo I use Primal Kitchen's Chipotle Mayo - yum!)

Instructions

  • Lightly coat skillet with cooking spray (I prefer coconut or olive oil spray). The halloumi has natural fats that will prevent it from sticking to the pan, so you don't need too much. 
  • Over medium heat, "grill" halloumi slices until browned and "crispy" - around 2 - 3 minutes on each side. The halloumi will soften slightly while cooking, but will still be firm and almost springy to the touch. Set aside when finished.
  • Grill strips of steak or roast beef until just cooked. I usually use leftover steak from the night before, so I just need to quickly reheat them. Throw in the spinach for a few minutes to just wilt them. Season with salt and pepper. 
  • Arrange your sandwich! Spread mayo on the halloumi slices, add spinach, avocado slices, steak and slice of cheese (if adding). 
  • Dig in!

Nutrition

Calories: 502kcal

 

Confused about Keto?Download our FREE 20-page guide to get you started the right way for long-term fat loss.

Learn how to do keto correctly, get our Essential Shopping list & a 7-Day Sample Keto Meal Plan!

Lolita
Hi! I created Ketology after struggling for years with hormonal changes and weight gain. As I got older, I found managing my weight and moods became more and more of a struggle. Within 3 months of switching to a ketogenic lifestyle tailored for my age, I not only shed 30 pounds of stubborn fat, but my mood improved, my focus sharpened and I have had nothing but positive effects! Learn more about my journey here.
- Advertisement -

LEAVE A REPLY

Recipe Rating




Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Subscribe to Our Newsletter!

Get our latest recipes, tips & hacks weekly!

Latest Posts

Hearty Low Carb Chili

I love chili - especially as it gets cooler, I typically will start a pot of chili early in the morning on a weekend...

Alcohol on Keto: The Best Keto Alcohol Options

Let's face it, sometimes we need a good stiff drink...or want to enjoy that glass of wine (or two) with dinner. So, one of...

How to Start Keto for Women over 40

Even though there has been so much buzz about the keto diet for years now with thousands and thousands of success stories, bloggers, products...

Bulletproof Coffee: The Ketology Way

Everyone touts the benefits of Bulletproof coffee - especially on a Ketogenic diet. And everyone has their preferred methods of making it - with...

Keto Air Fryer Recipes

I have been a huge fan of our air fryer ever since we got it last year and quite literally use it multiple times...

More Recipes Like This

- Advertisement -