Simple Tempeh and Rice Dish

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Prep time: 30 minutes

Cook time: 20 minutes

Serves: 2 


1 tsp liquid smoke

1 tsp maple syrup

2 tbsp barbecue sauce

1 tbsp nutritional yeast

1/2 packet or 4 oz of tempeh

Rest Of Ingredients

1/2 cup of rice

1/2 onion

1 tbsp olive oil

1 tsp turmeric

1/2 tsp garlic powder

1 collard green and a few pieces of okinawa spinach(or your choice of greens)

1/4 tsp salt

1/2 an avocado (or 1 whole for two people)


Cut 1/2 packet of tempeh into cubed pieces

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Mix together 1 tsp liquid smoke,1 tsp maple syrup,2 tbsp barbecue sauce and 1 tbsp nutritional yeast into bowl and add tempeh. Marinate for 30 minutes or more. I let mine marinate over night.

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Dice an onion and sauté with 1 tbsp of olive oil for about a minute and then add 1 tsp turmeric and 1/2 tsp garlic powder. Sauté for a few minutes.

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Add in 1/2 cup of rice and about 1 cup of water. Bring to a boil, let simmer and cover.

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5 minutes in, add in the tempeh and add another 1/4 cup of water. Let simmer for about 10 minutes.

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Chop up the collard greens and okinawa spinach(or whatever greens you chose)

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Now add in your greens and let simmer for another 5 minutes, when finished add 1/4 tsp of salt.

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Spoon out center of an avocado to form a bowl, and add in your rice mixture.

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