Tempeh Tacos with Peach Salsa

Recipe: Tempeh Tacos with Peach Salsa

This exciting yet easy dinner is full of different textures and flavors. Crumbled spiced tempeh “meat” is topped with a fresh and tangy peach salsa and wrapped in a soft corn tortilla.

Tempeh is a high-protein meat substitute made from fermented soybeans. Similar to tofu, it will take on whatever flavors it is cooked with. Peaches add a touch of sweetness to this dish and provide anti-aging vitamin C.


For the tempeh tacos:

  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 8 oz package tempeh, crumbled
  • 2 tablespoons less sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • 8 corn tortillas

For the peach salsa:

  • 1 large tomato, chopped
  • 2 small peaches, chopped
  • 2 scallions, sliced
  • ½ cup cilantro, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • ¼ teaspoon salt


Heat olive oil in a medium-sized pan over medium heat. Add crumbled tempeh, soy sauce, lime juice, maple syrup, chili powder, paprika, cumin, garlic powder, and onion powder and sauté for about 5 minutes, until all liquid has evaporated and tempeh is crispy.

In a medium-sized bowl, combine tomato, peaches, scallions, cilantro, lime juice, and salt. Adjust seasoning as needed. Divide the tempeh taco meat mixture between the tortillas and top with a few spoonfuls of the peach salsa.

Yields Serve 4

Per serving (2 tacos per serving): 307 calories, 15.5 g protein, 39.5 g carbohydrates, 5.2 g fiber, 10.9 g sugars, 11.4 g fat, 1.9 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 455 mg sodium, 89 mg calcium, 0.2 g omega-3 fats, 1008 IU vitamin A, 16.1 mg vitamin C, 1.3 mg vitamin E, 2.2 mg iron, 1 mg zinc

Lisa Drayer, M.A., R.D.,
is the author of THE BEAUTY DIET and STRONG, SLIM, and 30! For more of Lisa’s Beauty Bites, visit www.lisadrayer.com.

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