October 21, 2016
Vegan BBQ Tempeh Bowl

Vegan BBQ tempeh Bowl! BBQ roasted tempeh with crispy brussels sprouts and carrots. Served with wild rice. Vegan and Gluten-Free. Vegan BBQ tempeh Bowl! BBQ roasted tempeh with crispy brussels sprouts and carrots. Served with wild rice. Vegan and Gluten-Free | www.delishknowledge.com

I’ve become a complete bowl addict; throw in some grains, some vegetables, protein, sauce and I am set. They’ve become my go-to option for easy lunch and dinners. Honestly, you barely even need a recipe, just throw whatever you’ve got together, drizzle on sauce of choice and you are set.

But, since this is a food blog, I’m giving you a recipe…

Vegan BBQ tempeh Bowl! BBQ roasted tempeh with crispy brussels sprouts and carrots. Served with wild rice. Vegan and Gluten-Free | www.delishknowledge.com
BL and I have both been on a huge BBQ kick the last few weeks. After a recent TV segment on cooking tofu, I stocked up on a ton of pre-made sauces and marinades. A sucker for anything spicy, I’ve been loving them on buffalo chik’n nuggets, tofu sandwiches and now, these tempeh bowls.

I talk a lot about the importance of meal planning as I’m a firm believer that stocking nourishing, ready-to-eat foods is a lifesaver during the week. I know when I don’t meal prep a little on the weekends, we turn to take-out and/or cereal for dinner the following week. Sure, it happens, but I’d rather be enjoying a bowl of this BBQ goodness than another dinner of granola.

These bowls are made for meal-prep; make a big batch of wild rice, roasted vegetables and tempeh on Sunday. Pack everything in individual containers, then assemble as needed for quick-meals throughout the week. So easy, super nourishing and incredibly delicious.

Vegan BBQ tempeh Bowl! BBQ roasted tempeh with crispy brussels sprouts and carrots. Served with wild rice. Vegan and Gluten-Free | www.delishknowledge.com Vegan BBQ tempeh Bowl! BBQ roasted tempeh with crispy brussels sprouts and carrots. Served with wild rice. Vegan and Gluten-Free | www.delishknowledge.com

I try to switch up our grains every week, and while I’m a suck for quinoa, farro and pasta (obviously), lately I’ve been loving this wild rice mixture. I found it in the bulk bin at Fresh Thyme (I think it’s a Lundberg blend) and it’s perfect in this hearty bowl. But, the great thing about a grain bowl is that almost anything works. Feel free to sub in whatever grain you’ve got laying around your pantry.

(Same goes for vegetables, though I’m a sucker for crispy brussels sprouts and carrots smothered in BBQ sauce.)

Vegan BBQ tempeh Bowl! BBQ roasted tempeh with crispy brussels sprouts and carrots. Served with wild rice. Vegan and Gluten-Free | www.delishknowledge.com

To prove just how easy these bowls are, I made you a video!

If you try this recipe, let me know! Leave a comment, rate it, and tag your Instagram photos with #delishknowledge . I absolutely love seeing your creations. Happy cooking! 

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Vegan BBQ tempeh Bowl! BBQ roasted tempeh with crispy brussels sprouts and carrots. Served with wild rice. Vegan and Gluten-Free | www.delishknowledge.com

Vegan BBQ Tempeh Bowl

  • Author: Alex Caspero
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 4 bowls 1x
  • Category: bowl, vegan, glutenfree, healthy, dinner

Description

Vegan BBQ tempeh Bowl! BBQ roasted tempeh with crispy brussels sprouts and carrots. Served with wild rice. Vegan and Gluten-Free.


  • Author: Alex Caspero
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 4 bowls 1x
  • Category: bowl, vegan, glutenfree, healthy, dinner
  • Author: Alex Caspero
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 4 bowls 1x
  • Category: bowl, vegan, glutenfree, healthy, dinner
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Ingredients

  • Balsamic BBQ Sauce
  • 1/3 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons BBQ sauce, plus more for drizzling
  • 2 tablespoons 100% pure maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce (or tamari for gluten-free version)
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 12 ounces tempeh, sliced into cubes or triangles
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 4 cups brussels sprouts, trimmed, outer leaves removed and halved
  • 4 carrots, sliced
  • salt/pepper
  • 2 cups cooked wild rice

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Whisk together the ingredients for the BBQ sauce: balsamic vinegar, BBQ sauce, maple syrup, soy sauce, garlic and olive oil.
  3. Place tempeh in a glass baking dish and cover with sauce. Let sit for at least twenty minutes, then bake for 20-25 minutes until crispy and golden brown.
  4. Meanwhile, toss the vegetables with olive oil, salt and pepper. Place in a single layer on a baking dish and roast for 20-25 minutes until golden brown and heated through.
  5. Divide rice among four bowls and top with vegetables and tempeh. Drizzle with more BBQ sauce and serve.

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Vegan BBQ tempeh Bowl! BBQ roasted tempeh with crispy brussels sprouts and carrots. Served with wild rice. Vegan and Gluten-Free | www.delishknowledge.com


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  1. Just tried this tonight! it was exactly what I was looking for, easy, fast and delicious. I will be making again!

  2. I made this using homemade black bean tempeh. I subbed ACV for the Balsamic, as it’s what I had open. It was really tasty!! Highly recommend!

  3. I just posted my link to the Recipe Redux roundup and noticed you post. We shared basically the same recipe! I mean, you can’t go wrong with BBQ sauce and tempeh. 😉 Love the video!

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