Tempeh Burgers

Tempeh Burgers Recipe

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.
Servings 4 people
Author Diana Herrington


  • 8 ounces tempeh, marinated 8 ounces = 227 grams
  • 2 cups onion
  • 4 Tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 1/2 cup mushrooms
  • 1 tsp each dried basil, rosemary, and marjoram
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 5 Tbsp flax meal
  • 2 Tbsp nutritional yeast
  • 5 Tbsp water
  • 1/4 cup sesame seeds


  • 1. Marinade the tempeh as per the recipe.
    2. Crumble the marinated tempeh into a bowl.
    3. Now mix in the flax meal, water, and herbs in with the tempeh.
    4. Chop the onion finely and chop the mushrooms into small chunks.
    5. Sauté the onions in a pan in coconut oil for 3 minutes.
    6. Then add the mushrooms and sauté them for 3 more minutes.
    7. Mix the onions and mushrooms in with the tempeh. 
    8. Now take the mixture and form into patties using your hands. Will make approximately twelve pattie.
    9. Press each patty on both sides with few sesame seeds.
    10. The patties can be cooked in the oven or in a frying pan. If you are baking them in the oven, preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
    11. Oil the frying pan or if you are baking them oil the baking pan.
    12. If baking in the oven, bake for 10 minutes, then flip the patties and bake the other side another 10 minutes.
    13. If you are cooking them in a frying pan, then cook them for 5-7 minutes on each side.
    14. Now enjoy your tasty tempeh burgers that are meatless.