Grilled Tempeh Kabobs

Serves 4 to 6

Fresh spring vegetables and tempeh are marinated in a tangy-sweet, citrus-honey marinade.

Ingredients: 
  • 1 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 3/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup lime juice
  • 1/3 cup reduced-sodium tamari
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 2 teaspoons ground black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 4 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 24 (10- to 12-inch) skewers
  • 2 pounds assorted vegetables, cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces (zucchini, yellow squash, bell peppers, red onion, cherry tomatoes, mushrooms)
  • 1 pound tempeh, cubed
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Method: 

In a large bowl whisk together orange juice, olive oil, lime juice, tamari, honey, pepper, cumin and garlic until well blended to make a marinade. Place vegetables in one or two resealable bags or containers and tempeh in a separate bag. Divide marinade equally among the bags, seal and marinate in the refrigerator, turning occasionally, for about 3 hours, or overnight.

Soak wooden skewers in water to cover for at least 1 hour. Skewer vegetables and tempeh separately on skewers. For example, thread only bell peppers on one skewer, only squash on another and only tempeh on the next. Since ingredients cook at varying times, this will allow you to cook individual skewers until the items are cooked perfectly. Discard remaining marinade.

Prepare a grill for medium-heat grilling. Grill tempeh until beginning to char charred in places, turning often, about 5 minutes. Grill vegetables until tender and slightly charred. Transfer skewers to a platter as done and serve.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:450 calories (290 from fat), 33g total fat, 5g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 720mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (3g dietary fiber, 10g sugar), 20g protein
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