June 18, 2021

Sweet Potato and Tempeh Tacos

Avatar photoAuthorShana GohlCategory, DifficultyBeginner


Sweet potato and tempeh filling for soft or hard tacos just top with your favorite taco toppings

Yields2 Servings
Prep Time10 minsCook Time20 minsTotal Time30 mins


 2 tbsp water
 1 large sweet potato, cubed
 8 oz (1 package) tempeh, cubed
 ½ yellow onion, diced
 1 tsp cumin
 1 tsp smoked paprika
 ½ tsp garlic powder
 salt and pepper to taste
 ¼ red onion, sliced
 ½ cup cilantro, chopped
 salsa for serving
 4 tortillas for serving



In a large pan heat water, sweet potato and tempeh over medium high heat. Cover and cook for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.


Add onion and seasonings. Cover and cook for another 10 minutes, until potatoes are soft and well cooked.


Serve sweet potato and tempeh filling in tortillas with toppings.

Vegan Sweet Potato and Tempeh Tacos

Nutrition Facts

Servings 2

Amount Per Serving
Calories 396
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14.2g22%
Saturated Fat 2.8g14%
Sodium 58mg3%
Potassium 939mg27%
Total Carbohydrate 48.2g17%
Dietary Fiber 6.2g25%
Sugars 5.6g
Protein 25.8g52%

Calcium 14%
Iron 38%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.