Tempeh Salad with Beets and Sprouts is Healthy and Delicious for Dinner

This is a simple tempeh salad recipe that is easy to make and packed with healthy ingredients.  It is full of nutrients from the beets, carrots, sprouts, pumpkin seeds, and lots of protein from the tempeh which are all tasty superfoods.

Tempeh Arugula Salad

Now for Tempeh Salad Ingredients

What makes it extra tasty is the marinated crispy tempeh.  The red sweet beets add a very delicious flavor as well. If you are very busy and just want a quick meal then simple tempeh will work fine too.

Tempeh truly is a nutritious superfood full of health benefits including good protein and vitamin B12.  For vegans, it can be challenging to get enough B12. Beans and lentils are full of good nutrition and have many health benefits but they do not have the essential vitamin B12.  Tempeh has the same protein quality as meat and is helpful in reducing cancer, is a powerful probiotic, helps with weight loss, and more.

To start Learn How to Marinate Tempeh with This Recipe for this Tempeh Salad

Marinate Tempeh
How to Marinate Tempeh

It is important to marinate our tempeh for creating very tasty tempeh recipes. It is very simple to do this and marinated tempeh is so delicious.

Why Romaine Lettuce is the Best

The most nourishing lettuce is Romaine lettuceAn ordinary salad becomes very tasty with crispy and refreshing Romaine lettuce.  It has been called ‘the perfect weight loss food’ and ‘rabbit food’ but it is so much more. With amazing healing benefits and 20% protein by calories, it could be called ‘gorilla food’ instead.  It is low in calories and high in fiber and cellulose. It is heart-healthy and has a great ratio of omega-3 fatty acids.  Lettuce is a great alkaline-forming food that is low on the glycemic index.

beets with some topsA single serving of beets can boost your energy and lower your blood pressure. Eating beets long-term can help fight cancer, reduce arthritic pain, lose weight and assist in a number of other health areas.

Carrots add a tasty orange crunchiness to this tempeh salad. They are a superfood, you get Vitamin A and a host of other powerful health benefits including beautiful skin, cancer prevention, and anti-aging.

Pumpkin seeds are so good that I add them to many of my meals. The bonus nutrient value is that they are the only seed that is alkaline-forming.

Sprouts offer lots of great health benefits including; plant sources of protein, High Energy food, Powerful Minerals, and needed vitamins.  And the best part is that they are easy and inexpensive to make your own.  Learn how to sprout your own nuts and seeds.

Olive oil was referred to as “Liquid Gold” by the famous Greek poet Homer.  If you are what you eat, what would happen if you consumed “Liquid Gold” daily?  Extra-virgin olive oil (cold-pressed) is the best fat to use as a salad dressing.

Olive Oil Fraud

Do not use it for cooking.  It has a low smoke point and heat makes it susceptible to oxidative damage.  Olive oil has so many health benefits I include some every day when I eat my salad. Make sure you are using real olive oil. Have you heard of the olive oil fraud?

Find out Which Olive Oil to Buy.

Have you heard of the olive oil fraud?
Find out Which Olive Oil to Buy

Time to make your tempeh salad for dinner.

Tempeh Salad with Beets and Sprouts

This is a simple tempeh salad recipe that is easy to make and packed with healthy ingredients.  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.
Author Diana Herrington

Ingredients

  • Romaine Lettuce A few leaves
  • 1 cup Sprouts Alfalfa, Lentil, Broccoli or fenugreek
  • 1 medium Carrot
  • 1 medium Beet
  • Marinated Tempeh
  • 2 tbsp Pumpkin Seeds Sprinkle on top

Instructions

  • Sauté the marinated tempeh till crispy and golden brown.
  • Arrange the lettuce leaves on a plate.
  • Put the sprouts on top.
  • Slice carrot into sticks or chop into small pieces and place on top of the sprouts.
  • Now grate up the beet and put it on top of the sprouts.
  • Pour on the Olive Lemon Juice Salad Dressing. 
  • Add the Crispy Tasty Tempeh.
  • Eat and enjoy your tempeh salad.

Olive Oil Lemon Juice Salad DressingHere is the recipe for my Olive Oil Lemon Juice Salad Dressing.

It tastes great on the tempeh salad. This olive oil lemon juice salad dressing is always enjoyed by everyone who has it with one of my salads. This is why I created the exact recipe years ago.

I love to eat salads with a healthy salad dressing and always make my own salad dressings.  It is the salad dressing that makes it a healthy or unhealthy salad.   A healthy salad is often ruined by drenching it with a highly-processed salad dressing from the supermarket which is not healthy as it is filled with artificial flavorings, colorings, preservatives, sugar, and white distilled vinegar (which is hard on the digestive system).

Now that you know about the delicious tempeh salad, here are some more tempeh recipes for you to try.

Other Tasty Tempeh Recipes

Tempeh Burgers Tasty Tempeh Burgers are Vegan and Gluten-free – These 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 Arugula Salad With Cucumbers Is Tasty – This is a simple three-ingredient tempeh arugula salad that 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.

Some more of my favorite Salad Recipes

Healthy Carrot Salad This carrot salad with black currants and sunflower seeds is especially unique and so tasty. Also, it is filling too.

sunflower seeds
Healthy Carrot Salad with Black Currants and Sunflower Seeds

Power Spinach SaladThis spinach salad is full of healthy greens that is one of the highest alkaline-forming foods and spinach is full of vitamins A, K, and D.  This is a very simple and tasty salad to make and is full of superfoods; everyone I have served it to enjoys it very much.

Delicious Mandarin Orange Kale Salad – This mandarin orange kale salad is a smart tasty way to get some healthy greens into a meal. Adding the mandarins along with the sweet bell peppers makes this a very healthy and tasty salad.  I have found that this salad can be a full meal which is filling for dinner.

Tasty Arugula Salad with Pecans –This arugula salad is extra delicious with the addition of pecans.  Yum! All the ingredients in this salad are healthy and so it is very good for you.  A salad a day is always a good idea as it is a way to get more vegetables into our diet.

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 colours 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.

Tempeh Salad with Beets and Sprouts
Shiitake Mushroom Salad with Walnuts is Very Tasty

Delicious, Beautiful Avocado Grapefruit SaladThis tasty grapefruit salad is so beautiful and delicious. Red grapefruit is full of lycopene, which is more easily absorbed with some oil, thus the avocados and olive oil.  Grapefruit is a very good fruit for the winter with all the vitamin C in it and it has fat flushing benefits

 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!

Cool Summer Salad for Dinner – A summer salad is just what is best for a hot day.  Who feels like cooking dinner on a hot summer day? Not me! Let’s keep cool!  This summer salad doesn’t require any cooking and only takes 10 minutes. The best meal to fill you up with protein is for dinner and this salad has plenty of protein from almonds, pumpkin seeds, and tahini.

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