Brazilian Vegan Empada de Tempeh

Brazilian Vegan Empada de Tempeh

This can be a veganized model of a well-liked Brazilian type empanada recipe referred to as ‘Empada de Frango’. These have been actually scrumptious. We’ll make them once more and in addition attempt with numerous fillings. They might make additionally a superb social gathering meals or finger meals.

Yield: 10-12


  • 1 package deal vegan puff pastry (10-12 squares or sheets)
  • eight ounces tempeh, minced
  • 1-2 tablespoons oil
  • 1 giant onion, chopped
  • half cup vegetable inventory
  • splash white wine
  • 2-Three tablespoons bread crumbs (elective)
  • handful parsley, chopped
  • pinch nutmeg
  • Three tablespoons soy yogurt
  • pinch of turmeric


  1. Slice the tempeh in very skinny slices, then chop the slices in order that they’re minced.
  2. Chop the onion.
  3. Warmth the oil in a big frying pan.
  4. Sauté the tempeh till a lot of the items are mild golden-brown.
  5. Add the onions and proceed cooking till the onions are mushy.
  6. Add the vegetable bouillon and wine.
  7. Combine properly and permit the tempeh and onions to soak up the liquids.
  8. Add parsley and prepare dinner, considerably mash ing all collectively.
  9. When a lot of the liquid has evaporated and been absorbed, add a little bit of bread crumbs if essential to make the combination “clump collectively.
  10. Take away from the warmth and put together the muffin tins and dough.
  11. Preheat oven to what’s indicated on the pastry package deal.
  12. Place Three tablespoons of soy yogurt in a small bowl and add a pinch of turmeric to make an “egg coloured” wash for the tops of the pastries. (non-compulsory)
  13. Use a pastry cutter to chop circles bigger than the muffin tin.
  14. Spray the muffin tin with oil.
  15. Line every of the muffin tins with a puff pastry circle, the underside and sides.
  16. Place a heaping tablespoon of the filling in every muffin tin.
  17. Reduce the “lids” from the pastry dough and place on prime of every crammed muffin.
  18. Gently press the sides to seal the two items of dough across the edges.
  19. Brush the highest of every with soy yogurt and turmeric and place within the oven to bake for 20-25 minutes.
  20. When accomplished, take away from the oven, end up and permit to barely cool earlier than having fun with.