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BBQ Tempeh Ribz with Sweet Potato Fries

Delicious, simple, nutritious. Need we say more? Please note: Tempeh is not an alternative. It is a naturally nutritious plant-based food that tastes delicious in its own right. Don't expect this to taste exactly like Ribz, but you'll love it nonetheless.

Recipe by Better Nature

1 h 15 min


  • 200g Organic Tempeh, cut into thick strips
  • 2 large sweet potatoes, finely sliced
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • A pinch of salt
  • 1/2 tablespoon oil
  • 1/2 small finely diced white onion
  • 1 crushed garlic clove
  • 200g passata
  • 2 tablespoons tomato puree
  • 1 tablespoons agave syrup
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon vegan Worcestershire sauce


  • Heat the oven at 150ºC (gas mark 2).
  • Place the sweet potato fries onto a baking tray, evenly covering them in the oil and salt.
  • Place them in the oven for 45 minutes, turning regularly until browned.
  • Heat the oil for the BBQ sauce in a frying pan over medium heat.
  • Add the onion and garlic to the pan until lightly browned.
  • Add the passata, tomato puree, agave syrup, paprika, balsamic vinegar and vegan Worcestershire sauce.
  • Heat the sauce until it comes to the boil.
  • Let the sauce mixture cool for 10 minutes, then blend it until it reaches a smooth consistency.
  • Place the tempeh strips in the oven for 10 to 12 minutes, until starting to brown.
  • Serve up the tempeh and fries, and drizzle the BBQ sauce on top.
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