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Barbecued Tempeh Sandwiches Smothered with Peppers and Onions

Barbecued Tempeh Sandwiches Smothered with Peppers and Onions

Tempeh is a soybean cake with a slightly nutty flavor that pairs well with the sweet and spicy barbecue sauce. You can prepare the sauce and slice the vegetables and tempeh ahead of time.

Cooking Light JUNE 2001

  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 sandwich)

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 (8-ounce) package tempeh
  • 1 red bell pepper, cut in half
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, cut in half
  • 1 red onion, cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices
  • Cooking spray
  • 4 (1 1/2-ounce) hamburger buns

Preparation

Prepare grill.

Combine first 9 ingredients in a small bowl, stirring with a whisk.

Cut tempeh in half lengthwise; cut slices in half. Brush tempeh slices, bell peppers, and onion with the ketchup mixture. Place on grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 4 minutes on each side or until the tempeh is thoroughly heated. Remove the tempeh, bell peppers, and onion from grill. Cut bell peppers into 1/2-inch-wide strips; separate onions into rings.

Place 1 tempeh slice on bottom half of each bun. Top each tempeh slice with one-fourth of bell peppers, one-fourth of onion, and top half of bun.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 309
  • Calories from fat: 25%
  • Fat: 8.7g
  • Saturated fat: 1.5g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1.9g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 4.5g
  • Protein: 15.6g
  • Carbohydrate: 45.2g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 3.6mg
  • Sodium: 531mg
  • Calcium: 130mg
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