Basic Scrambled Tempeh



Total Time:20 mins

Prep Time: 5 mins

Cook Time: 15 mins


Servings: 4

Units: US | Metric

3 tablespoons olive oil, divided

1 lb tempeh, cubed

1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced

1 small red onion, thinly sliced

3 garlic cloves, minced

2 teaspoons dried thyme or 2 tablespoons chopped fresh thyme

¼ teaspoon salt

fresh black pepper

4 large leaves swiss chard, torn into pieces (or any leafy green)


1 Preheat a large, heavy-bottomed pan over medium heat. Saute the tempeh in 2 tablespoons olive oil for about 7 minutes, stirring often, until lightly browned.

2 Add red bell pepper and onion and drizzle in remaining oil. Saute for about 5 minutes until veggies are softened but still slightly crunchy. Add garlic and thyme and saute for 2 more minutes.

3 Season with salt and pepper. Add greens and saute until just wilted. Serve immediately.

Nutritional Facts for Basic Scrambled Tempeh

Serving Size: 1 (174 g)

Servings Per Recipe: 4

Amount Per Serving

Calories 330.0

Calories from Fat 202

Total Fat 22.5 g

Saturated Fat 3.9 g

Cholesterol 0.0 mg

Sodium 158.4 mg

Total Carbohydrate 15.2 g

Dietary Fiber 1.2 g

Sugars 2.0 g

Protein 21.7 g

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