Tasty Tempeh Tacos

These are some *gourmet* tacos if I’ve ever made any! Topped with fresh guac, black olives, cilantro and scallions! Woah! So very delicious!

Tasty Tempeh Tacos

  • Servings: “2-4”
  • Difficulty: moderate
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  • 12 hard taco shells
  • 1 (15 ounce) pack of tempeh, crumbled
  • ½ cup water + ½ cup Bragg aminos
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • ½ onion, diced
  • ½ cup vegan cheese shreds
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 1 cup guacamole
  • 1 cup chopped cilantro
  • ½ cup chopped scallions
  • ½ cup chopped black olives


  1. Marinate crumbled temeph in water+aminos in flat tupperware for at least 1 hour and up to 3 days (refrigerated).
  2. Preheat the oven to 350°F. In large skillet on stove, water sauté the tempeh, onions, and cumin in 1 cup water, covered, on medium heat. Cook for about 30 minutes, until tender, monitoring the water level. Remove from heat and set aside.
  3. Place the taco shells on a baking sheet, then add 1 tablespoon of the “cheese” shreds to each. Bake in the oven for 5 minutes.
  4. Set out ingredients buffet styles in bowls. Let everyone layer the tacos to their liking. Devour!


♥ Meghan Elizabeth
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