Tempeh

Tempeh Fries with Horseradish-Dill Mayonnaise

Tempeh fries

If your meal needs just a little extra something in the protein department, but not necessarily a filling main dish, this is a nice choice. It also works well as an appetizer. These fries can be a bit addictive, so you may want to double the recipe if serving hungry tempeh fans. Adapted from Vegan Express. Photos by Hannah Kaminsky. more→

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BBQ Tempeh Bacon with Black-Eyed Peas and Greens

In this tasty “down home” style dish, bits of tart apple add a delightful flavor twist.

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Tempeh Lemon Bake

Here’s a simple recipe for tempeh that can be enjoyed year round. This nutritious and delicious recipe is contributed by Meg Wolff from her book A Life in Balance,* © 2010, Down East Books. more→

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Tempeh Stew with Brussels Sprouts, Sweet Potatoes, and Shiitakes

Tempeh, Brussels Sprouts, and Sweet Potato stew

Just about any type of tempeh—soy, quinoa, sesame, wild rice—works well in this stew, which tastes even better the next day. Cranberry-Orange Sauce is a perfect accompaniment. Contributed by Leslie Cerier, from Going Wild in the Kitchen: The Fresh and Sassy Tastes of Vegetarian Cooking*. Photos by Hannah Kaminsky of Bittersweet. more→

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Tempeh, Cauliflower, and Cashew Curry

Cauliflower on table

Even those who aren’t quite sold on tempeh will be enticed by this delectable, veggie-filled curry. Adapted from Vegetariana. more→

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Hearty Breakfast Skillet

Provide your body with plenty of energy to make it through a hectic day with this savory mixture of tempeh, onions, carrots, and the green cousins broccoli and kale. Serve it with slices of fresh fruit or whole grain toast. Recipe from Vegan Bites: Recipes for Singles* by Beverly LynnBennett. more→

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Tempeh, Kale, and Sweet Potato Skillet

This supremely nourishing trio of ingredients are the basis of a quick, colorful, and comforting meal. It’s an adaptable dish, too—don’t like tempeh? Use tofu, seitan, or a can of chickpeas or white beans instead. It’s great with chard in place of kale, as well. Great served with any of the slaw recipes on this site. Adapted from Vegan Express. more→

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Japanese Noodles with Tempeh and Vegetables

If you like tempeh, you’re sure to enjoy this simple and lively Asian-flavored noodle dish. more→

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