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Tempeh Hemp Seed “Meat” Plant Protein Recipe

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


  • 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


  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  
Calories 306
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20.9g 27%
Saturated Fat 3.3g 17%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 594mg 26%
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%