What I love about tempeh is that it’s so great for marinating. It can take on so many different flavors!


Maple Balsamic Glazed Tempeh [Vegan]





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  • 1 pack tempeh
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1 tablespoon tamari
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  1. If frozen, defrost the tempeh in the fridge overnight.
  2. Cut the tempeh into triangles or strips.
  3. Prepare the marinade my mixing all the ingredients together in a bowl big enough to fit the tempeh.
  4. Marinate the tempeh for 30 minutes in the fridge.
  5. In a frying pan, on medium heat, cook the tempeh and marinade for 15-20 minutes (or until the marinade has evaporated).
  6. Turn the tempeh frequently to avoid burning or overcooking.
  7. Serve with fresh veggies, over rice, quinoa, or noodles. You can also prepare a basic balsamic vinaigrette for the rest of your dish if you like.

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Nutritional Information

Per Serving: Calories: 207 | Carbs: 14 g | Fat: 13 g | Protein: 11 g | Sodium: 253 mg | Sugar: 7 g Note: The information shown is based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.