Tempeh Tacos

Tempeh Tacos
Prep time
Total time
Serves: 4-6
  • 2 Tbsp. ancho chili powder
  • 2 Tbsp. tamari
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 2 tsp. coriander
  • 2 tsp. cumin
  • 1 Tbsp. maple syrup
  • 1 package tempeh
  • 1 package corn tortillas
  • 1 cup lettuce
  • 2 tomatoes
  • 2 leaks
  • 1 bunch cilantro
  • guacamole or avocado
  • salsa
  • hot sauce*
  • nutritional yeast*
  1. In a large bowl mix together marinade ingredients. Next, using a cheese grater, grate tempeh in with the marinade. Should look like taco meat. Stir well and marinade for at least 15 minutes.
  2. While tempeh is marinating, chop vegetables for tacos.
  3. Next heat frying pan to medium high and warm tortillas one at a time in pan, no oil needed. Heat for a quick minute on each side and then place in foil until ready to eat.
  4. Once tortillas are done, add tempeh and marinade into frying pan. Heat until hot and liquid is absorbed.
  5. To assemble, place a scoop of the tempeh in each corn tortilla, top with lettuce, tomatoes, leaks and cilantro.
  6. Garnish with salsa and guacamole and optional hot sauce and nutritional yeast.


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