Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Basic Scrambled Tempeh

Recipe contributed by Prose, posted in Food.com (Source)

Total Time: 20 mins

Prep Time: 5 mins

Cook Time: 15 mins



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  • 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 lb tempeh, cubed
  • 1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 small red onion, thinly sliced
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 teaspoons dried thyme or 2 tablespoons chopped fresh thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • fresh black pepper
  • 4 large leaves swiss chard, torn into pieces (or any leafy green)


  1. Preheat a large, heavy-bottomed pan over medium heat. Saute the tempeh in 2 tablespoons olive oil for about 7 minutes, stirring often, until lightly browned.
  2. Add red bell pepper and onion and drizzle in remaining oil. Saute for about 5 minutes until veggies are softened but still slightly crunchy. Add garlic and thyme and saute for 2 more minutes.
  3. Season with salt and pepper. Add greens and saute until just wilted. Serve immediately

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