Zoodles with Peanut Sauce and Tempeh
Last updated: March 2022
This veggie-filled, high-protein dish can work as a filling snack or light lunch. I love to eat this quick and easy recipe that can be made in a matter of minutes before working out. Tempeh is a great plant-based protein option.
To make the zoodles (zucchini noodles), you will need a kitchen tool called a spiralizer, which can be purchased online for $5 to $20. This dish can also be multiplied to serve several people!
Makes 1 serving
Serving Size: 1 bowl
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Ingredients for zoodles with peanut sauce and tempeh
- ½ large carrot
- ½ large zucchini
- ⅔ cup cubed tempeh
- 1 tbsp peanut butter
- 1 tsp soy sauce
- 1 tsp garlic powder
- ½ tsp sesame oil
Directions for zoodles with peanut sauce and tempeh
- Using the spiralizer tool, spiralize half of the carrot and zucchini into noodles.
- Cut tempeh into small cubes.
- Place a pan on medium heat on the stove. Drizzle sesame oil into the pan.
- When oil is warm, add tempeh to the pan. Tempeh will cook for about 4 to 5 minutes alone.
- While tempeh is cooking, make the peanut sauce. Mix together peanut butter, soy sauce, and garlic powder. Add a few splashes of water to the sauce while mixing to achieve desired consistency.
- After 4 to 5 minutes and when the tempeh starts to look golden brown, add in carrot and zucchini noodles. Stir, and cook for 2 minutes.
- Pour tempeh and zoodles into a bowl. Pour peanut sauce on top and mix before eating.
Scroll down to see the nutrition facts for this recipe!
- calories: 368
- carbohydrate: 22.2g
- cholesterol: 0mg
- fat: 22.5g
- fiber: 3.1g
- potassium: 956mg
- protein: 26.8g
- sodium: 343mg
- sugar: 5.5g
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