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Tempeh Tacos Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Guff and Vic
Added: Thursday, January 27, 2011

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Tempeh
• 1 package of West Soy Tempeh
• 1 - 2 Tbsp ground cumin (to taste)
• 1 – 2 Tbsp chili powder (to taste)
• Salt and pepper to taste
• Small amount of tomato base (paste, juice)
Salsa
• Baby heirloom tomatoes – 1 pint (apprx. 2 – 3 tomatoes)
• Ό onion
• 1 tsp garlic
• Cilantro (to taste) – coarsely chopped (once in each direction)
• ½ lime juice
• Dash of olive oil
• Salt and pepper to taste
• Jalapeρo pepper, to taste
Guacamole
• 2 avocados
• Salsa mix to taste (see above)
• Salt, lime to taste
• Variations – ground non-salted, non-roasted nuts; basil, cilantro, green onion
Other Toppings
• Cabbage – shredded
• Mozzarella cheese – shredded
• Organic Greek plain yogurt
Taco – Sprouted corn tortilla, all natural-no preservatives (Food for Life brand)

Directions:
Directions:
Tempeh
1. Dice up tempeh
2. To a hot fry pan, add canola oil
3. When oil is hot, add tempeh; sautι on high – apprx. 5 minutes
4. Add remaining ingredients – simmer apprx. 5 minutes
Salsa
1. Add all ingredients (except cilantro) in a food processor – coarsely blend
2. Add cilantro to mixture
Guacamole
1. Dice avocados (while still in skin)
2. Add all ingredients in bowl
3. Adjust seasonings
Taco
1. Heat/toast each tortilla over stove top
2. Wrap warm tortilla in cloth napkin
Serving
1. Include all components in separate bowls and serve


Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4 - 6
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
45 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Substitute tempeh with fish or any other protein.

 

 

 

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