Tempeh Stir Fry with Yogurt Peanut Sauce

  • Active Time 25m
  • Total Time 25m

Serves 4

Tempeh (TEHM-pay), also spelled "tempe," is fermented, high-protein soybean cake with a chewy texture and slightly nutty flavor.


  • 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup vanilla yogurt
  • 3 tablespoons Teriyaki Marinade (see recipe link above)
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided
  • 1 package (8 ounces) tempeh, cut into 2 x 1/4 x 1/4-inch strips
  • 1 medium onion, cut into thin wedges
  • 3 medium carrots, cut into 2 x 1/4 x 1/4-inch strips (1 1/2 cups)
  • 8 ounces green beans, cut in half (1 1/2 cups)
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 medium red bell pepper, cut into thin strips
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro

Companion recipe: Teriyaki Marinade


Beat peanut butter, yogurt, teriyaki marinade and honey, using wire

whisk, until smooth; set aside.

Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in 12-inch skillet over medium heat. Cook

tempeh in oil 5 to 6 minutes, turning frequently, until light golden brown.

Remove tempeh from skillet; set aside.

Add remaining 1 tablespoon oil and the onion to skillet. Cook 1 minute,

stirring occasionally. Stir in carrots, green beans and water. Cover and

cook 5 minutes. Stir in bell pepper. Cook 2 to 3 minutes, stirring

occasionally, until vegetables are crisp-tender. Stir in tempeh and peanut butter mixture until well mixed. Cook 1 to 2 minutes, stirring occasionally, until heated through. Sprinkle with cilantro.

"From Betty Crocker's® Cookbook, 9th Edition. Copyright © 2000 General

Mills, Inc. All rights reserved. Used here by permission of the publisher

IDG Books Worldwide, Inc. Betty Crocker and Betty Crocker's are registered

trademarks of General Mills, Inc., used under exclusive license by IDG Books

Worldwide, Inc."

Recipe reprinted by permission of Publisher. All rights reserved.

RecID 5952

nutrition information per serving

365 calories; 22g total fat; 1mg cholesterol; 561mg sodium; 31g carbohydrates; 9g fiber; 18g protein

These nutrition facts are calculated according to the ingredients listed in this recipe. Any substitutions will change these facts. Although we strive for accuracy, please note that food manufacturers occasionally change their food formulas, which could affect the calculations as shown.

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