Sweet sour is always a favorite way of enjoying vegetables as well as temphe and tofu. This is one of our standard meals that we often enjoy.

Sweet-sour tempeh with zucchini

Serving Size: 4


  • 300-400 grams tempeh, cut in bite sized pieces
  • 1 zucchini, cut in matchsticks
  • 3 tbs. cornstarch
  • 3 tbs. soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup vinegar
  • 1/4 tsp. ginger
  • 1 can pineapple chunks and juice
  • 1 onion, sliced thin
  • 1 red bell pepper, cut in bite sized pieces



  1. In a frying pan, saute the onion.
  2. Add the tempeh and lightly brown on each side.
  3. Add the zucchini and red bell pepper pieces and gently saute.
  4. Add the rest of the ingredients and simmer until the sauce thickens from the cornstarch.
  5. We enjoy this served over brown rice.


Even though this requires a lot of ingredients, it can easily be made as a camping meal.