Tempeh Burger With Tahini Slaw

"BBQ Tempeh Burger with Cilantro Lime Tahini Slaw from yesterday. What could be better than this? 2 BBQ tempeh burgers!"
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Prep time 10mins
Cook time 10mins
Serves or Makes: 4

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  • 1 1/2 tablespoons oil
  • 1/2 cup onion, finely sliced
  • 1 (8 ounce) package tempeh
  • 1/4 cup barbecue sauce
  • 3 large carrots, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 head red cabbage, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 head green cabbage, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • 2 tablespoons pumpkin seeds
  • 1/2 cup tahini
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 1/3 cup cilantro
  • 4 hamburger buns, whole wheat, toasted


  • Step 1

    Heat oil in a medium skillet over medium-high. Sauté onion in until brown. Remove onion with a slotted spoon.

  • Step 2

    Sauté tempeh in 1 tablespoon heated oil until starts to brown. Add barbecue sauce. Heat a few more minutes. Add back onion.

  • Step 3

    Combine carrots, red cabbage, green cabbage, sesame seeds, and pumpkin seeds.

  • Step 4

    Blend tahini, 1/2 cup water, lime juice, cilantro and pinch of salt until smooth. Toss with slaw.

  • Step 5

    Load each bun with tempeh slices and slaw.