Tempeh is clearly one of the least celebrated foods in our culture. Though with the healthy lifestyle fans and food industry movement towards organic and non-GMO we get more exposure to new food options, tempeh is still waiting its more popular spotlight.
Tempeh and Cabbage with Coconut Curry Sauce
But you don’t need to play this waiting game! Tempeh is sold in all regular food stores throughout the country. Very affordable and by a huge mile more nutrient-packed than other foods when it comes to a variety of nutrients it offers.
Boasting of fiber (48% of Daily Value per serving (DV)), protein (41% DV), vitamin B2 (31% DV), manganese (73% DV), copper (68% DV), phosphorus (41%), flavonoids, amino acids and many more!
Tempeh Combination with Vegetables and Ancient Grains
Fermented soy contains more bioactive peptides than non-fermented soy products. What does it mean for you?
It means that those active peptides block the action of some of the body’s destructive enzymes. The antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties of soy peptides found in fermented soy foods can help protect the blood vessels from oxidative and inflammatory damage.
As you may know, inflammation is a beginning point of any disease in our body.
Tempeh Boasts Of Rich Texture
Tempeh can be boiled, fried and used in a variety of recipes in stews, soups, and grilled kebabs. We love to eat tempeh with different curries and sauces. It can be used as meat substitute.
One more benefit to mention for those who consume tempeh on the regular basis. Calcium in tempeh is readily bioavailable. That means that the body absorbs Calcium at a great rate than from any supplement. Pre- and menopausal women could hugely benefit from including tempeh in their diet regularly.
Coconut Curry Sauce Recipe
For those of us who is fond of all things Asian cuisine, this easily prepared Coconut Curry Sauce is a delicious addition to any meal. You can actually use it for salads when looking for an Asian taste in your food. Curry Powder used in preparation of the curry serves as an excellent anti-inflammatory addition for your body.
Swipe to a delicious Coconut Curry Recipe to compliment any meal.
- 3-4 Tbsp olive oil
- 3 cup white cabbage, sliced
- 1 small onion, diced
- 1 cup mushrooms, sliced
- 1 tsp Himalayan salt
- 1/2 cup water
- 1/2 cup sake, optional
- 2 Tbsp brown mustard
- 2 Tbsp tahini
- 1 (8-ounce) package tempeh, crumbled
- Heat olive oil on the pan. Saute onions, cabbage, mushrooms until tender.
- Spice with salt.
- Slowly stir in water, sake (optional), and mustard. Add tempeh and cook through for about 10 minutes.
- Stir in the tahini just before serving.