Vegan Tempeh BLTs

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
15 min 20 min 3
Vegan Tempeh BLTs
Health Highlights
This Vegan Tempeh BLT is a plant-based twist on a comfort food classic and just as delicious!


227 gm Tempeh (tempe)
1 1/2 tbsp Maple syrup, pure
1/2 tbsp Soy sauce
1 1/2 tbsp Barbecue sauce
6 slice Bread, sprouted, whole grain, Ezekiel 4:9
1 1/2 cup Lettuce, spring mix (mesclun)
6 slice Tomato
1/2 avocado(s) Avocado (sliced)


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (177°C).
  2. Cut tempeh into small strips.
  3. Mix together maple syrup, soy sauce, and BBQ sauce. In a shallow dish, marinate the tempeh in the maple BBQ sauce mixture. Flip to coat well and let sit for about 10-15 minutes.
  4. On a rimmed baking sheet, line with foil, then place down tempeh strips.
  5. Bake for 20 minutes, flipping halfway through.
  6. Prepare your sandwich: layer bread, tomatoes, lettuce, tempeh, and avocado. Top with additional toppings if desired.


Nutrition Highlight

  • Tempeh is high in protein and rich in prebiotics, which promotes the growth of beneficial bacteria in the digestive system!

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 428
Calories from fat 137
Calories from saturated fat 23.9
Total Fat 15.2 g
Saturated Fat 2.7 g
Trans Fat 0
Polyunsaturated Fat 4.0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 5.7 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 401 mg
Potassium 817 mg
Total Carbohydrate 50 g
Dietary Fiber 8.2 g
Sugars 13.8 g
Protein 27.2 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Grain 1.9
Meat Alternative 1.0
Vegetables 1.1

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