Tempeh Hemp Seed “Meat” Plant Protein Recipe

This recipe provides 310 cals 18 grams protein.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American, asian
Keyword gluten free, healthy, hemp seeds, plant based diet, plant protein, tempeh, vegan
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Resting time 5 minutes
Total Time 27 minutes
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 306 kcal
Author admin

Ingredients

  • 13 oz brick of tempeh
  • 1/4 cup hemp seeds
  • 1/4 cup white onion chopped
  • 1 clove Garlic chopped
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 2 tbsp nutritional yeast

Instructions

  1. To prep: crumble up tempeh with your hands, and chop up onions and garlic 

  2. In a large frying pan combine onion, garlic, and oil

  3. Bring to a heat and cook until onions and garlic start to brown

  4. Toss in crumbled tempeh and hemp seeds and stir with large spoon or spatula 

  5. Add all spices to frying pan and mix again to evenly distribute seasonings

  6. Remove heat (total cook time should come to approximately 12-15 minutes)

    Tempeh Hemp Seed “Meat” Plant Protein Recipe

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Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4
Amount per serving 
Calories306
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20.9g27%
Saturated Fat 3.3g17%
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 594mg26%
Total Carbohydrate 13.2g5%
Dietary Fiber 2g7%
Total Sugars 0.4g 
Protein 22.2g 
Vitamin D 0mcg0%
Calcium 122mg9%
Iron 5mg28%
Potassium 608mg13%
 

Tempeh and hemp seeds are packed with plant based proteins. Plus they’re super tasty in savory recipes like tacos, burritos, and pasta. You will love this Tempeh Hemp Seed “Meat” Plant Protein Recipe. This easy vegan tempeh recipe is a healthy vegan meal recipe.

Why cook with hemp seeds?

Hemp seeds are actual superfoods. These  tiny seeds are extremely nutritious in plant based recipes. Hemp seeds are packed with healthy fats, protein and many minerals. 

They are Also known as as hemp hearts and are packed with healthy fats like omega 3 and omega 6. Hemp seeds are rich in protein also, they are even called complete proteins! They add a nutty flavor to vegan taco meat.

Hemp seeds also provide vitamin E, phosphorus, potassium, and sodium. Also magnesium, sulfur, calcium, iron and zinc. Not only healthy, they have a delicious nutty flavor. They taste so great in this easy vegan tempeh recipe. This easy vegan tempeh recipe is healthy and gluten free!

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Tempeh Hemp Seed “Meat” Plant Protein Recipe

Tempeh Tacos Nutritional Information

  • Servings: 4
  • Calories 306
  • Total Fat 20.9g 27%
  • Saturated Fat 3.3g 17%
  • Cholesterol 0mg 0%
  • Sodium 594mg26%
  • Total Carbohydrate 13.2g 5%
  • Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
  • Total Sugars 0.4g
  •  Protein 22.2g
  •  Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
  • Calcium 122mg 9%
  • Iron 5mg 28%
  • Potassium 608mg 13%

Here are the ingredients needed to cook this healthy plant protein based recipe. 1 (13 oz) brick of tempeh, 1/4 cup hemp seeds and 1 clove garlic (chopped). Also1/4 cup white onions (chopped) and 2 tbsp olive oil.

You can technically use any seasoning you want in this easy vegan tempeh recipe. However I’ve included what I used to make this vegan plant based recipe. I used approximately 1 tsp salt, 1 tsp pepper, and 1 tsp cumin. Also 1 tsp cayenne pepper and 1 tbsp nutritional yeast.

Tempeh Cooking Tips

Directions for this healthy whole food tempeh recipe are so simple also. Start by Prepping the onions, garlic, and tempeh. Crumble up tempeh with your hands and chop up onions and garlic. 

Then In a large frying pan combine onion, garlic, and oil. Bring the pan to a heat and cook until onions and garlic start to brown. Next Toss in crumbled tempeh and hemp seeds and stir with large spoon or spatula.

Add all spices to frying pan and mix again to evenly distribute seasonings. Remove heat after a minute or so. Stuff your favorite taco shells with the fillings and toppings. The total cook time for this easy vegan tempeh recipe should come to approximately 12-15 minutes. Additionally this vegan dinner contains 310 calories and 18 grams protein. Everyone will love this family friendly vegan recipe.

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