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21 Of The Most Tempeh-tastic Vegan Recipes

By Diana D / December 4, 2017

Tempeh is a fermented soybean formed into a dense firm cake.  A great meat alternative that is high in protein and can be eaten on its own, deep fried and can be used in sandwiches, stews, noodles or stir fries.

If you’ve been looking for tastiest vegan tempeh recipes then look no further, we collected all of our favorite tempeh recipes and hope you enjoy them as much as we do.

1. Cheezy Vegan Breakfast Pizza with Smoky Tempeh Bacon | From My Bowl

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This Vegan Breakfast Pizza is covered in a Cheezy Sauce, then topped with Tofu Scramble, Spinach, and Homemade Smoky Tempeh Bacon. Talk about YUM!

2. Vegan Breakfast Bowl with Tempeh Bacon | Choosingchia

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This nourishing vegan breakfast bowl with tempeh bacon will take your breakfast to a new level. Enjoy this bowl loaded with healthy ingredients!

3. Vegan Tempeh Reuben | My Darling Vegan

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This Vegan Tempeh Reuben is made with marinated and grilled tempeh, homemade Russian Dressing, and seeded rye bread for a classic sandwich.

4. Tempeh Vegan Club Sandwiches Recipe | Love and Lemons

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Vegan Tempeh Club Sandwich.  Its texture is so wonderfully meat-like but it only tastes as good as what’s around it. Time to marinade!

5. Tempeh & Black Bean Veggie Burger | May I Have That Recipe

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This vegan Tempeh and Black Bean Veggie burger is made with organic 3 grain tempeh and black beans. Quick, easy and ready in less than an hour.

6. Vegan Tempeh Tacos Burritos | The Grateful Grazer

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Vegan tempeh tacos and burritos are a favorite healthy, plant-based weeknight meal. This family-friendly meatless dinner is filling and delicious!

7. Vegan Tempeh Nachos | Dietitian Debbie Dishes

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Don't order nachos again. Make these delicious vegan tempeh nachos instead! They're drizzled with a vegan "cheese" sauce you'll want to put on everything!

8. Skillet Tempeh Enchiladas | Healthy Aperture

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This one’s for you, tempeh fans. Slightly spicy, perfectly saucy, and full of Mexican flavor, this easy to make enchilada is sure to please the entire family.

9. Turmeric Roasted Cauliflower and Tempeh Salad | Healthy Seasonal Recipes

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This turmeric roasted cauliflower and tempeh power salad vegan makes a yummy lunch or dinner with 10 grams of fiber, 12 grams of protein and 322 calories.

10. Baked Tempeh Sweet and Savory Holiday Recipe | The Grateful Grazer

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This simple recipe for herb baked tempeh is a flavorful entree that’s wholly worthy of a coveted spot on your holiday table. Plant-based holiday recipe!

11. Delicious and Vegan Pot Roasted Tempeh | House Vegan

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Delicious and Vegan Pot Roasted Tempeh - The perfect recipe for a hearty vegan dinner! This vegan pot roast is inviting fall food at its best, and a perfect autumn vegan meal.

12. Recipe: Spicy Peanut Tempeh Bowl | Kitchn

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Behold the staying power of tempeh.

13. Vegan Teriyaki Tempeh Recipe | V.Nutrition and Wellness

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This Teriyaki Tempeh makes a delicious protein addition to any dish. Not sure what tempeh is? Read on to find out more and how to cook some tasty tempeh!

14. Vegan Asian Orange Tempeh | Zach Spuckler

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Looking for health vegan Chinese takeout? Check out the recipe for Vegan Asian Orange Tempeh that you can make at home!

15. Zucchini Noodle Ramen | Eating Bird Food

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Vegan zucchini noodle ramen bowls with marinated tempeh in a quick-cooking miso mushroom broth. This ramen is savory, healthy and absolutely delicious!

16. Sesame Garlic Noodles with Broccoli, Basil & Crispy Tempeh | The First Mess

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So delicious and easy, healthy and pretty at the same time.  It's a chill weeknight dinner that makes totally excellent leftovers.

17. Vegan Tempeh Carbonara | Vegan Heaven

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This vegan tempeh carbonara is not only very creamy but also super nutritious. Try out this vegan version of the traditional hearty Italian pasta dish!

18. Vegan Swedish Meatballs | Rabbit and Wolves

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Quick and easy tempeh meatballs flavored with nutmeg and all spice. Browned to perfection, smothered in the best dang vegan Swedish meatball sauce ever!

19. Vegan Chicken Wings | Broke Foodies

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The secret behind great chicken wings is that crispiness and stickiness that we love so much.  Vegan Chicken Wings, all made with tempeh and an awesome asian twist.

20. Tempeh Buffalo Bites | The Local Vegan

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Tempeh Buffalo Bites.  If you love buffalo wing sauce, this recipe will become one of your go-to’s. It is ready in under 10 minutes, loaded with protein, and wonderfully guilt-free.

21. Easy Baked BBQ Tempeh | Yummy Mummy Kitchen

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This easy baked BBQ tempeh recipe requires just two ingredients and takes just a few minutes to prepare! It's sweet, smoky, satisfying, hearty, and nutty. Perfect for sandwiches, wraps, salads, and more.

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