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TFD’s Vegetarian Tempeh Jambalaya Recipe

Posted by The Fresh Diet 10 Feb 2012 No Comments »
TFD's Vegetarian Tempeh Jambalaya Recipe

Vegetarian Tempeh Jambalaya

By: The Fresh Diet

Vegetarian Tempeh Jambalaya

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Jambalaya is a classic Cajun dish. This Vegetarian Tempeh Jambalaya recipe from The Fresh Diet re-imagines this Louisiana favorite so that it is fit for a vegetarian diet. Plus, this easy jambalaya recipe will show you how to prepare tempeh, a soy-based protein fit for a vegan diet.

Serves: 4

  • 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 yellow onion, finely chopped
  • 1 cup celery, chopped
  • 1 cup green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 cup mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 8 ounces tempeh, diced
  • 3 cups fresh tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup long grain brown rice
  • 3 tablespoons reduced sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  1. Heat oil in a large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Add onion, celery, green pepper, mushrooms, and garlic, and sauté until tender.
  3. Stir in the remaining ingredients and transfer to a 2 1/2 quart baking dish coated with nonstick cooking spray.
  4. Cover and bake at 350 degrees F for 65to 70 minutes, or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed.

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