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Kitchen Dictionary: tempeh

Pronounced: tem-pay

Tempeh is fermented soybean cake, which has a texture similar to tofu. Tempeh is more easily digested than tofu and does not have a specific taste, but like tofu, will take on the taste of the dish it is used in.


Season: available year-round

More Tempeh Recipes
Popular Tempeh Recipes
Italian Flavored Tempeh Nuggets
Spicy Tempeh and Broccoli Rabe With Rotelle
Grilled Tempeh Veggie Burgers

Nutrition Facts

Calculated for 1 cup
Amount Per Serving %DV
Calories 320
Calories from Fat 161 (50%)
Total Fat 17.9g 27%
Saturated Fat 3.7g 18%
Monounsaturated Fat 0.0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 6.4g
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 14mg 0%
Potassium 683mg 19%
Total Carbohydrate 15.6g 5%
Dietary Fiber 0.0g %
Sugars 0.0g
Protein 30.8g 61%

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