Maple Tempeh Hot Dogs


Maple tempeh hot dogs (2)
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4 portions
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  • 5 oz plain tempeh
  • 3 tsp tomato paste
  • 1 tbsp + 2 tsp soy sauce
  • 3 tbsp pure maple syrup (preferably dark syrup for its robust flavour)
  • 3 tbsp water
  • 1 tsp liquid smoke
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp mustard powder
  • 4 hot dog buns
  • 2 green onions
  • 1 ⅕ cups cherry tomatoes, cut into quarters
  • Lettuce leaves, to garnish


  1. Cut the block of tempeh into 4 long sticks.
  2. In a skillet or small saucepan, combine the tomato paste, soy sauce, maple syrup, water, liquid smoke, garlic powder and mustard.
  3. Bring to a boil and add the tempeh ‘sausages’. Reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes or until sauce has thickened, turning the tempeh a few times.
  4. Top buns with mayonnaise, a tempeh dog and sauce, followed by green onions, cherry tomatoes and lettuce, along with any other garnishes of your choice.

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