Lemon-grilled tempeh

Yield: 1 servings

Measure Ingredient
¼ cup Freshly squeezed lemon juice
⅛ cup Olive oil
¼ teaspoon Thyme
⅛ teaspoon Black pepper
16 ounces Tempeh
1 large Onion; sliced into rings
4 \N Whole wheat hamburger rolls

"There is something about lemon and tempeh. A number of commercial tempeh patties that are designed to be baked or grilled are first marinated in lemon. Try this easy recipe to make your own marinade."... From The Simple Soybean and Your Health, pp. 209, Mark & Virginia Messina with Kenneth Sechtel.

Preheat the oven to 400øF.

In a small bowl, combine the lemon juice, olive oil, thyme, and blackpepper for a marinade; set aside. Cut the tempeh into pieces. Place the tempeh pieces in a steamer ormetal sieve over boiling water and steam for 15 minutes.

In a 2-quart casserole dish, combine the tempeh and the onions; pour the marinade over them. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours.

Bake the tempeh, onions, and marinade, covered, for 30 minutes; orcook the tempeh and onions over a grill until heated through, basting with the marinade.

To serve, place the tempeh and onions on the hamburger rolls.Garnish with lettuce and sliced tomatoes.

Yield: 4 servings.

Per serving: 373 calories; 22 grams protein; 18 grams fat; 33 grams carbohydrate; 42%fat.

Recipe by: 3/99

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