Tempeh Kabobs with Sweet and Sour Sauce

Tempeh holds up well for kabobs on the grill

Authored by: Polly Pitchford, Full Spectrum Health

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  • Cooking Time: 30 minutes one hour
  • Serves: 4
  • Suitable Diets: Low Fat, Vegan, Vegetarian


  • 1 package Tempeh, cut into 1 cubes
  • 2 cups water
  • cup Tamari
  • 2 green bell peppers, cut into 1 squares
  • 1 large sweet onion, quartered
  • 12 button mushrooms, cleaned
  • 14 cherry tomatoes
  • 2 cups pineapple juice
  • cup catsup
  • 2 tablespoons molasses
  • 2 tablespoons Cider Vinegar
  • 1 teaspoons Dijonstyle mustard
  • dash of hot pepper sauce


Prepare grill. Combine water and Tamari and marinate Tempeh for at least 15 minutes. Drain and alternate with vegetables on 8 skewers. Place on grill and cook about 20 minutes until well charred on all sides. Meanwhile, combine juice, catsup, molasses, vinegar, Tamari, mustard and pepper sauce in a saucepan and heat. Serve the sauce over the Tempeh kabobs.