Tofu, Tempeh, and Vegan Sausage Main Dishes

Barbecue-Flavored Roasted Tempeh and Vegetables

Tempeh and vegetables enveloped in barbecue sauce and roasted brings out amazing flavors, and makes your kitchen aromatic as they bake. Serve with a simple grain or pasta dish and a green salad for an easy weeknight meal.

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BBQ-Flavored White Beans with Sausage and Spinach

Fresh spinach in a bowl

I will fully admit that this recipe combining vegan sausage, canned beans, and barbecue sauce screams “emergency dinner!” But it’s spicy, hearty, high in protein, and best of all, ready for the table in about 20 minutes. Some nights, you need a main dish like that, and this one never disappoints. more→

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Broccoli Frittata

Broccoli in a seashell dish

Nothing says brunch like a veggie-filled frittata. Pair this with a little fresh fruit and you have a delicious, filling brunch. This recipe is contributed by Alicia C. Simpson from her book Quick and Easy Vegan Celebrations* (The Experiment, 2010).

 

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BBQ Tempeh Bacon with Black-Eyed Peas and Greens

Black-Eyed Peas

Bites of tart apple and briny tempeh “bacon” add a delightful flavor twist to this hearty dish of black-eyed peas and greens. Serve with sweet potatoes or fresh corn and coleslaw for a satisfying meal.

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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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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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Tofu with Balsamic-Roasted Italian Vegetables

Mild tofu makes a good counterpart to the balsamic-roasted vegetables. This is good served hot, or just warm over greens as a kind of warm main-dish salad. more→

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Roasted Barbecue-Flavored Tofu and Vegetables

Here’s a tofu preparation that’s nothing fancy, but still so good, and easy enough for a quick weeknight meal. Serve with a simple quinoa recipe and a big salad. more→

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