Tempeh Fajitas

Tempeh Fajitas


"This quick and delicious recipe uses tempeh (cultured tofu) instead of meat for a healthy, tasty alternative."


25 m servings 207 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 207 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 13.3 g
  • 20%
  • Carbs:
  • 13.2g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 12.8 g
  • 26%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 606 mg
  • 24%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Saute tempeh with soy sauce and lime juice until tempeh browns. Stir in bell peppers, mushrooms, spinach, chile peppers, cilantro and dried onion.
  2. Increase heat to medium-high and cook until fluids have reduced, stirring occasionally.
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  1. 51 Ratings


Loved this recipe! As suggested by other reviewers I marinated the tempeh in the soy sauce, lime juice, and a clove of minced garlic(cause my roomie loves it!) first. Only as long as it took me...

A good basic dish, but I definitely made some modifications. As many recommended, I marinated the tempeh beforehand, which made it very flavorful. Instead of using green bell peppers (neither m...

I am not a vegetarian but this looked good so I thought I'd try it. This being a fajita recipe, I decided to prepare this with Zatarain's Spanish Rice, and the combination just made this a defin...

I let the tempeh marinate a little while in the soy sauce and lime juice with a little garlic powder to add flavour. Also, to prevent dryness, I kept most of the water from the spinach and the ...

i make this recipe all the time. i serve it over rice...not as fajitas...delicious!

So good and so easy! I didn't have spinach or mushrooms so I used fresh corn and black beans instead. I also used fresh garlic and chopped onion rather than the onion flakes. I will certainly ma...

You should DEFINITELY marinate the tempeh. you might also want to add more garlic. this is really a delicious meal, and filling and healthy to boot!

I used Seitan instead of Tempeh and it was very good. I also marinated the "meat" in the soy/lime juice for about 30 min. I put mushrooms, onions, and green pepper in my mix and had lettuce, tom...

Marinated it in the soy/lime mixture first, and sauteed with onion, bell pepper, minced garlic, jalapenos, cilantro, and fresh mushrooms. Added vegetable broth to keep it moist and a little chi...