Tempeh Arugula Salad With Cucumbers Is Tasty

Delicious protein salad packed with nutrients.

This tempeh arugula salad is quick to make. It is full of very good easy to digest protein from the tempeh.  The superfoods arugula and cucumber add lots of nutrients and health benefits too.

The best thing about this meal for me is the ingredient tempeh. I love the taste of it.  Also, what is amazing about this high vegan protein is that it has vitamin B12 in it. Most of the vegan protein foods like beans and lentils have good nutrition and health benefits but no vitamin B12. It truly is a wonderful superfood with so many health benefits such as being helpful in reducing cancer, is a powerful probiotic, helps with weight loss and more.

I love the tasty marinated tempeh cooked in small pieces. An easy salad for dinner on a hot summer day. I like going out into my garden to harvest arugula for all my salads. That way I know it is super fresh and totally organic.

Arugula with its aromatic, peppery flavour adds a wonderful dimension to a salad and to your sex life too. It is also known by other names such as salad rocket, garden rocket, roquette, rucola, rugula, or colewort. It is creat for cleansing and detoxifying the body as well as reducing inflammation.

Cucumbers are the perfect summer veggie that keeps your body hydrated, strong, and happy.  They hydrate your body and help to flush out toxins. They are good for treating high blood pressure and for weight loss and may help fight cancer and reduce the risk of heart disease.  They are highly alkaline-forming and may help reduce cholesterol and help with diabetes.

Kevala’s sesame oil is made with the finest organic sesame seeds. These are carefully selected and cold-pressed to obtain a premium oil.

Arugula green healthy salad with cucumbers, tempeh

Are you ready to make your superfood tempeh arugula salad?

Tempeh Arugula Salad

This is a very tasty and easy to make salad without lots of chopping.
Course Main Course, Salad
Keyword arugula, cucumber, salad, tempeh
Author Diana Herrington

Ingredients

  • 4 cups Arugula
  • 1 Cucumber
  • 110 grams Tempeh
  • 1 Tbsp Sesame Oil

Instructions

  • Marinate the tempeh, learn how: click on the link below.
  • Break up the marinated tempeh and stir fry it in the sesame oil in a pan until a little crispy.
  • Chop up the cucumber and place them in a bowl with the arugula.
  • Pour on the Balsamic salad dressing, see recipe link below.
  • Now add the Crispy Tasty Tempeh on the top of the salad.
  • Time to eat this delicious healthy tempura arugula salad you made. Enjoy.

Notes

Learn How to Marinate your Tempeh
Find out more about the health benefits of the ingredients I used for this recipe: Arugula, Cucumber, Tempeh,  Sesame oil

 

Marinate Tempeh
How to Marinate Tempeh

It is important to marinate your tempeh for this tempeh arugula salad.  Unmarinated tempeh tends to be bland in flavor.  It is simple to do and this marinated tempeh is delicious making it a perfect addition to your meal. Learn How to Marinate your Tempeh

Balsamic Salad Dressing
Salad mix with avocado and cucumber, balsamic dressing

Make your Balsamic Salad Dressing – For a change, I occasionally make this balsamic salad dressing. I still put lemon juice in it as I do not want too much of the acid vinegar.  I use just enough vinegar to enhance the flavor. I always get organic balsamic vinegar for my recipes.

Now that you have made a delicious tempeh arugula salad, I have some more tempeh recipes for you.

 

Try these tasty Tempeh Recipies

Tempeh Salad
Tempeh Salad with Beets and Sprouts for Dinner

Tempeh Salad with Beets and Sprouts for Dinner – This is a simple tempeh salad recipe that is easy to make.  It is full of nutrients from the beets, carrots and sprouts, pumpkin seeds and lots of protein from the tempeh which are all tasty superfoods. What makes it extra tasty is the marinated crispy tempeh.  The red sweet beets add a very tasty flavor. If you are very busy and just want a quick meal then simple tempeh will work too.

Tasty Tempeh Burgers are Vegan and Gluten-FreeThese tempeh burgers are tasty and a very good source of protein for dinner. They have all the health benefits with B12. You can make them into burgers with buns or what I do is have them with a salad or steamed vegetables.

Tempeh Sauteed with Spices and Garlic for a Special Vegan Dinner -This tempeh sautéed with spices is a super easy dish to add to any vegan dinner. Tempeh is firmer and tastier than tofu with its nutty taste and texture and it is much healthier too making your meal full of easy to digest protein and vitamin B12. All the ingredients in this meal are very healthy.

In the mood for a salad?  Here are some of my favorite salad recipes:

Shiitake Mushrooms
Shiitake Mushroom Salad with Walnuts is Very Tasty

Delicious Radish Quinoa Salad with Arugula – This colorful radish quinoa salad is a yummy and nourishing salad for any season. It is full of good protein from the quinoa. It is a whole meal in one bowl.  How easy is that for dishwashing!

 Delightfully Delicious Wild Rice Salad– This wild rice salad is delicious, nourishing and filling. It has tasty colorful vegetables in it to give the wild rice a good contrast and is a crunchy salad for lunch or dinner.  A very good thing about this salad is it is a whole meal in a bowl which means there are not lots of dishes to wash after eating this delicious meal. Also, I love wild rice!

Powerful Anti-Inflammatory Salad – This anti-inflammatory salad is very nutritious with 4 of the  12 Top Anti-Inflammatory Foods.  It is an easy salad to make and eat all of it in one sitting. Put it in a big bowl and just eat it. I do that all of the time.

Tasty Olive Salad Appetizer for Your Meals and Parties – I created this yummy olive salad appetizer recipe just this week and it truly was tasty. I love the colorful salad it became with the addition of the red peppers and green chives.  Food needs to have a range of colors to be tasty. Also. this is a healthy olive salad that is great as an appetizer or a side for your meal. It is even great for a party.

Delicious Green Salad -with orange and sunflower seeds it is very tasty and nutritious.

Asparagus Tomato Salad – this luxurious asparagus tomato salad was a hit the first time I created the recipe so I never stopped serving it.

Also, make your own healthy salad dressings for your salads; don’t use those unhealthy ones you can buy.

Diana Herrington

Diana has been writing about natural health and wellness for over 20 years. Having used foods to heal her own body, she now shares her wisdom with others.

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