Tempeh Banh Mi

Budget Recipes

Quick to make, low-cost, and healthy. Enjoy these simple sandwiches as a tasty lunch or dinner any day of the week. Feel free to pump up the heat on them with additional chili flakes or hot sauce.

Tempeh Banh Mi
  • ½ Breadstop French baguette
  • 1 block tempeh, cut to ¼ inch slices
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp onion powder
  • 1 Tbsp sesame oil
  • 2 Tbsp tamari
  • Pinch of chili flakes
  • 1 cucumber, sliced
  • ½ cup shredded cabbage
  • ½ cup chopped cilantro
  • mayonnaise, to taste
  • ½ cucumber, sliced thin


Sprinkle tempeh with onion and garlic powder and sauté in oil until crispy and golden. Flip and cook the other side. Sprinkle with tamari and chili flakes. Reserve ½ of tempeh for salad. Assemble on baguette with mayo, cilantro, cucumber, and cabbage