garlic tempeh burgers
  • (2 large) eggs, beaten
  • (8 oz.) tempeh, crumbled
  • (1/2 cup) grape tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/2 cup) finely crumbled soft whole-grain bread crumbs
  • (1/4 cup) sweet onion, minced
  • (1 Tbsp.) olive oil
  • (6) whole-grain burger buns
  • (1 clove) garlic, halved
  • (2 tsp.) mayonnaise
  • Lettuce and tomato



Garlic Tempeh Burgers

Crumbled tempeh patties grilled and served on toasted, garlic-rubbed buns with mayo, lettuce and tomato.

Preparation Time

About 15 minutes

Cook Time

About 6 minutes


  1. 1Mix together eggs, tempeh, tomatoes, bread crumbs and onion in a large bowl. Shape into 6 even patties.
  2. 2Place a large skillet over medium heat. Add oil. When hot, add burgers and cook 6 minutes, turning once.
  3. 3Place buns in toaster. As soon as they come out, rub the insides with the garlic halves, then top with mayonnaise, lettuce and tomato.
  4. 4Place burgers on the buns and serve.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 burger

Amount Per Serving:

  • Calories 331
  • Total Fat 15.3 g
  • Total Carbohydrate 33.9 g
  • Protein 18.9 g
  • Cholesterol — mg
  • Sodium 293 mg
  • Fiber 4.5 g

Additional Information

Recipe Category: Lunch

Recipe Subcategory: Sandwiches and Burgers

Recipe Ethnicity: N/A

Dietetic Info:

  • Glycemic Index:
  • Gluten Free: No

Vegetarian/Allergen Info: Contains Eggs, Dairy

NOTE: Glycemic Index Scale: Low=0-55, Medium=56-69, High=70 or greater.