Tempeh Vegan Bolognese

Tempeh Spaghetti Bolognese Recipe

Switch up your plant-based offering with this tempeh-filled vegan bolognese. It’s simple, tasty and has a deliciously “meaty” texture.

Tempeh Spaghetti Bolognese Recipe

By: Adam Guthrie

Switch up your plant-based offering with this tempeh-filled vegan bolognese. It’s simple, tasty and has a deliciously “meaty” texture.


Servings

4

Prep time

Cook time

Recipe


Ingredients

  • 1 cup carrot, unpeeled, very finely diced
  • 1 cup celery, stems & leaves, very finely diced
  • 4 sprigs fresh basil leaves, leaves picked & stems finely diced
  • 300g tempeh, crumbled
  • 500g mushrooms, very finely chopped into mince
  • 1 cup non-alcoholic shiraz or red grape juice
  • 400g tin diced tomatoes
  • 700g jar passata
  • 1½ cups water
  • 1 tbsp vegan stock powder
  • 1 tbsp coconut sugar
  • 1 tsp mixed dried Italian herbs
  • 200g wholemeal spaghetti (uncooked weight)
  • 100g vegan feta, to serve

Method


  • Heat a large casserole pot over high heat. Add the carrot, celery and basil stems and sauté for a couple of mins.
  • Add the tempeh and mushrooms and sauté for a couple of mins.
  • Add the non-alcoholic wine or grape juice, tomatoes, passata, water, stock powder, coconut sugar, dried herbs and basil leaves. Stir well, cover with a lid and bring to the boil. Remove the lid when boiling.
  • Reduce the heat and simmer for 30 mins until it becomes a nice sauce consistency.
  • Meanwhile, cook the spaghetti according to packet instructions.
  • Divide spaghetti into bowls and top with vegan bolognese. Sprinkle vegan feta on top to serve.

  

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Adam Guthrie

Adam Guthrie

Adam is a vegan whose passion for food began with a life-threatening illness and continues today in a lifestyle built around healthy cooking and eating. Adam is a qualified chef and wellness coach who specialises in a wholefood, plant-based diet. Adam shares how to prepare delicious, healthy food for health, energy and vitality. He conducts online healthy eating and wellness programs and gives keynote talks, live cooking demonstrations and cooking classes on the subject of healthy eating and living well.

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