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Tempeh Spagetti

Wanting a change from the traditional spaghetti and tomato sauce ? Try this tasty tempeh, courgette and spinach tahini flavoured sauce.

Posted by: KIm
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Cuisine

Asian

Time

15 - 30 mins

Skill Level

Confident

Serves

4

Courses etc.

Main Courses

You will need

IngredientAdd
250g spaghetti More products
about 2 tbsp coconut oil More products
1 red onion More products
1 tempeh cake, about 225g Available only in our Edinburgh shops More products
4 garlic cloves More products
1 cup or 250 ml water
1 stock cube More products
1 tbsp tamari More products
2 tbsp tahini More products
1 yellow courgette, cut in half lengthwise, then sliced into half moons

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about 200g fresh spinach, washed and dried OR More products
200g frozen spinach Available only in our Edinburgh shops More products
1 bunch fresh basil, chopped

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generous handful pine nut kernels More products

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Method

  • Cook your spaghetti in a pan of boiling water according to the cooking instructions on the packet. When the spaghetti is cooked, turn off heat, drain, rinse with cold water, and stir in 1 tbsp coconut oil or olive oil, plus freshly ground black pepper and a little tamari or amino acids.
  • Chop onion and fry in the coconut oil in a wok or pan until it starts turning translucent.
  • Chop the tempeh into very small pieces and add to wok or pan. Keep stirring.
  • Add the crushed garlic, water, stock cube, as well as the tamari.
  • Keep stirring, and add a little water if the sauce becomes too dry.
  • Add in the tahini and stir in well.
  • Add courgettes and spinach. Keep stirring.
  • Add the torn or chopped basil and the pine nuts to the tempeh sauce, pour on the spaghetti and serve.

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