Tempeh Marinara Recipe


Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In25 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings1
Main Ingredient


 Margarine1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Reduced calorie margarine1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Onion1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), minced
 Tempeh12 Ounce, cut into 1-inch wide strips (Fermented Soybean Cake)
 Tempeh12 Ounce (Fermented Soybean Cake)
 Canned tomatoes2 Cup (32 tbs), chopped
 Tomato puree1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Basil leaves1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Pepper1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Oregano leaves1⁄4 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1274 Calories from Fat 709

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 82 g126.2%

Saturated Fat 15.5 g77.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1729.8 mg72.1%

Total Carbohydrates 85 g28.3%

Dietary Fiber 12.7 g50.6%

Sugars 7.2 g

Protein 74 g148.5%

Vitamin A 124.3% Vitamin C 106.2%

Calcium 59.6% Iron 100.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) Heat the margarine in a 9-inch non-stick skillet till it is bubbly.
2) Add the onion and garlic. Saute till the onion is soft.
3) Add the tempeh and sauté for a few minutes, till it has turned light brown in color on all the sides.
4) Add all the remaining ingredients and stir well.
5) Reduce the heat and cover the skillet.
6) Gently simmer for about 15 minutes in order to blend the flavors.

7) Serve hot.