Shawarma-Spiced Halloumi and Vegetables


This meatless sheetpan dinner is still loaded with 16 grams of protein for a satisfying meal no matter your eating plan.

Shawarma-Spiced Halloumi and Vegetables
Photo: Carson Downing
Hands On Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 5 mins
4 cups


  • 1 8.8-ounce package Halloumi cheese, cut into 1-inch cubes

  • 2 sweet potatoes, peeled if desired, and cut into 1-inch chunks

  • 2 cup cherry or grape tomatoes

  • 1 small red onion, cut into 1-inch chunks

  • 4 garlic cloves, smashed

  • 1 ½ teaspoon ground cumin

  • 1 teaspoon paprika

  • ½ teaspoon ground turmeric

  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt

  • Freshly ground black pepper

  • 2 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

  • ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro


  1. Place a rack in middle of oven and preheat to 425°F. Line a rimmed sheet pan with parchment paper.

  2. In a large bowl combine Halloumi, sweet potatoes, tomatoes, red onion, garlic, cumin, paprika, turmeric, cinnamon, 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, and several grinds of black pepper. Toss well to coat. Drizzle with 2 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil and toss to coat. Spread evenly in pan.

  3. Roast, gently stirring halfway through, until Halloumi has softened and vegetables are tender and caramelized, 35 to 40 minutes.

  4. Sprinkle cilantro over top; toss to combine. Serves 4.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

390 Calories
25g Fat
30g Carbs
16g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 390
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 25g 32%
Saturated Fat 12g 60%
Cholesterol 44mg 15%
Sodium 892mg 39%
Total Carbohydrate 30g 11%
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 16g
Vitamin C 16.2mg 81%
Calcium 504mg 39%
Iron 1.8mg 10%
Potassium 643mg 14%
Folate, total 30mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.4mg

*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.

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