Vegetables with Tempeh and Miso Tahini Sauce

Enjoy this nutrient dense, colorful dish on a chilly winter night. South River Miso in the dressing adds its savory flavor and active enzymes. Tohum Tahini, supplied to us by a Turkish woman friend who grew up where it is produced, contains high amounts of iron and calcium. Tempeh, another fermented soy food, originated in Indonesia centuries ago. It provides a significant amount of vegetable protein. Treat yourself to this power packed dish as part of a healthy meal.

Serves 3-4

Ingredients: Miso Tahini Sauce

¼ cup Tohum or other tahini
1 tbsp South River Sweet-Tasting Brown Rice Miso
2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
2 tsp agave syrup or maple syrup
1 tsp mustard
3-4 tbsp water


1. Stir tahini in the jar to mix in oil at the top.

2. Put the tahini in a bowl. Stir in other ingredients. Add water last to adjust consistency. You should be able to pour it.

Ingredients: Vegetables with Tempeh

3-4 tbsp sesame or olive oil
1 medium onion
2 cloves of garlic
½ red or orange sweet pepper
2 cups chopped mustard, kale or other greens
8 ounce package of tempeh
1 tsp Cholula or your favorite hot sauce
1 tbsp sesame seeds


1. Cut tempeh into slices. Sautéed in 2 tbsp sesame oil until golden brown. Toss in hot sauce and set aside.

2. Heat 2 tbsp oil in pan. Add chopped onion and garlic. Stir and cook over medium heat for 1 minute.

3. Add sweet pepper cut in strips. Stir and cook briefly.

4. Add sautéed tempeh and chopped greens. Stir until greens are soft.

5. Pour 1 tbsp of tahini on each individual serving. Top with sesame seeds.

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