T… T… Tempeh Tacos!

The blog-o-sphere never ceases to disappoint me. Whenever I need an idea for a meal I start browsing through my blog roll knowing that I will find what I am looking for.

The other night I needed an idea of Tempeh. I had an an 8 oz block that needed to be eaten but I just didn’t know what exactly to do with it. Inspired by Kath’s post, I was excited to make Tempeh Tacos!



  • 8oz Tempeh
  • 1/2 small yellow onion, chopped finely (about 1 cup)
  • 1/3 red bell pepper, chopped finely (about 3/4 cup)
  • 1 tablespoon EVOO
  • 2-3 tablespoons Taco Seasoning or your favorite taco seasoning
  • 1/2 cup of water
  • salt and pepper to taste
    Taco Toppings:
  • lettuce, avocado, cilantro, tomato, radish, green onion, salsa…


Put a medium skillet on medium heat. Add EVOO, onion, red bell pepper and a pinch of salt. Let cook for about 5 minutes. Chop Tempeh into small pieces then add to pan. Let cook for about 5 minutes.

Add taco seasoning and water. Stir well and cover with a lid. Reduce heat to medium-low and let cook, stirring occasionally.  If mixture becomes to thick you can add a few splashes of water. Cook until Tempeh is hot and well coated with seasoning. Taste to see if mixture needs salt and/or pepper.

Use the Tempeh mixture as meat in your favorite Mexican dish: tacos, burritos, salads…




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6 Responses to T… T… Tempeh Tacos!

  1. This looks great, something I need to try for hubby!

  2. Anonymous says:

    So how did it go at the doctor's?

  3. These tempeh tacos looks amazing! I am so mad I didn't pick up tempeh at Whole Foods this morning. Next time! By the way, I love your April blog header. 🙂

  4. Christine says:

    YUM!! Another makeover for your blog…looks great 🙂

  5. Abri says:

    I LOVE tempeh!!! I haven't eaten it in a long time… this post has inspired me to go get some for tonight. YUM!!

  6. Yum! I love all things taco/burrito/wraps! So delicious and leaves room for lots of fresh veggie fillings. 🙂

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