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California Tempeh burger

California Tempeh burger
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  • Tempeh Burger
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 (3-inch) square tempeh
  • 2 slices good quality, crusty white sandwich bread
  • 2 tablespoons Almond-Yogurt Sauce (recipe below)
  • 1/4 cup Shredded carrots
  • 6-8 very thin cucumber slicesAlmond Yogurt Sauce
  • 3 teaspoons almond butter
  • 1 (6-ounce) container plain soy yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro



1 Burger: Heat olive oil in a small skillet.

2 Fry tempeh on medium heat, browning on both sides and heating throughout.

3 Meanwhile, spread both slices of bread with Almond-Yogurt Sauce.

4  Top one slice with shredded carrots, cucumber slices and tempeh; assemble sandwich and serve.

5 Sauce: For the sauce, place almond butter in small bowl. Add half of yogurt and whisk until smooth, using a fork.

6  Add remaining yogurt and whisk again. Stir in cilantro and serve. Makes about 1 cup.


Almond Board of California