Creamy avocado, spicy/sweet tempeh, and fresh veggies, this super-filling sandwich is just what you need to get you through your day.

Avocado and Maple-Glazed Tempeh Sandwich [Vegan]



  • 10 paper-thin slices of tempeh
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon tamari
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 bread rolls or 4 slices of bread
  • 1 avocado
  • 1/2 lime
  • 1 small chili pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 tomato, thinly sliced
  • Handful of leafy greens
  • 2 tablespoons sweet mustard


  1. Preheat oven to 356°F
  2. Combine maple syrup, tamari, olive oil, garlic powder, turmeric, salt, and pepper.
  3. Place tempeh slices on a baking tray and brush both sides with the marinade. Bake for about 20 minutes, turning them over once halfway through baking time.
  4. Meanwhile, slice the bread rolls, spread one spoon of (sweet) mustard on the top half of each, and then half of an avocado with a squeeze of lime juice on the bottom half. Add tomatoes, chili, leafy greens, and the warm and crispy tempeh slices too. Enjoy!