Dragon bowl with maple sauce



  • 2 tbsp. toasted sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp. soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp. maple syrup
  • 1 cup (250 ml) vegetable broth
  • 1 pack (240g) of tempeh
  • Quinoa or rice
  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced


Maple dragon sauce

  • 1 tbsp. maple syrup
  • 3 tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 2 tbsp sou sauce
  • ¼ cup nutritional yeast
  • Water if necessary



  1. In a bowl, combine the toasted sesame oil, soy sauce, maple syrup and vegetable broth.
  2. Cut the tempeh into triangles and place in a pan. Pour the vegetable broth mixture over the tempeh. Simmer on high heat, until the broth is absorbed, about 15 minutes.
  3. For the sauce : combine maple syrup, vegetable oil, garlic powder, soy sauce and nutritional yeast. Mix well. If too thick add a little water.
  4. Prepare quinoa or rice according to instructions.
  5. Serve the tempeh in a bowl along with quinoa, sunflower sprouts, minced red pepper and garnish with pumpkin seeds. Drizzle with the maple sauce.


Source: The Buddhist Chef

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