BBQ Tempeh Rice Bowl

BBQ Tempeh Rice Bowl

BBQ Tempeh Rice Bowl with nutritious vegetables and delicious flavors. This recipe makes for a rich and filling dinner or lunch which can be enjoyed hot or cold the next day. If you have soy allergies or avoidance you can substitute the tempeh for chickpeas or red kidney beans.


BBQ Tempeh Rice Bowl

BBQ Tempeh and Vegetables

  • 1 package tempeh
  • 1/2 yellow onion, diced
  • 1 small bell pepper, diced
  • 1 medium zucchini, diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 cup broccoli florets, chopped
  • 1/4 cup mushrooms, sliced
  • 1/2 cup BBQ Sauce
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder


  • 1 cup uncooked rice
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 tsp ground thyme
  • 1/2 tsp ground sage
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • Olive oil


  • 1/2 cup vegan mayo
  • 2 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 scallion or fresh chives, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp dried or fresh dill
  • Salt to taste

Optional toppings: lime juice, cilantro


  1. Preheat the oven to 400ºF
  2. Prepare your tempeh, onion, bell pepper, zucchini, and garlic.
  3. Once diced and chopped, place the tempeh and vegetables in a bowl and mix together with BBQ sauce and seasonings. Allow it to sit for 5 minutes.
  4. In a medium pot, add a splash of olive oil to the pot on medium-high heat.
  5. Once hot, add one cup of rice and stir in for 2 minutes.
  6. Add the two cups of vegetable broth and added seasonings. Cover with a lid.
  7. Bring the rice to a boil and reduce heat to low. Simmer for 20-30 minutes or until rice is fluffy and soft.
  8. Transfer your marinaded veggie mix to a roasting pan and place in the oven to bake for 25-35 minutes.
  9. About 20 minutes in, remove the pan from the oven and mix in the broccoli and mushrooms, stirring in well.
  10. Return to the oven and continue to bake until everything is lightly crisped and tender.
  11. Meanwhile, prepare your dressing ingredients in a small mixing bowl.
  12. Once the vegetables and rice are done, serve together and top with the dressing and optional toppings.
  13. Serve and enjoy!

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