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Spicy Glazed Tempeh Fajitas

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Have fun on a Friday evening with this vegan fajitas recipe and a table full of fun fajita fillings in this latest of my healthy vegan recipes. We'll center these fajitas around some spicy glazed tempeh, and create a fresh salsa to pull the vegetables together.
Ingredients
For salsa
  Tomato 1 Cup (16 tbs), diced
  Onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), small dice
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), pressed
  Lemon 1 , juice extracted
  Lemon 1 (Zest Only)
  Parsley/Cilantro 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Pepper 1 Pinch
  Cayenne 1 Pinch
  Mushrooms 1 Cup (16 tbs), sliced
  Sea salt 1 Pinch
  Balsamic vinegar 1 Tablespoon
For spicy glazed tempeh
  Tempeh 8 Ounce (1 Package)
  Olive oil 1 Teaspoon
  Maple syrup 1 Teaspoon
For hot vegetables
  Zucchini 1
  Onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), sliced
For raw vegetables
  Avocado 1 , chopped
  Green onions 2 , sliced
  Carrots 2 , grated
  Tortilla shells 6
Directions

SALSA
1. In a bowl, put together all the salsa ingredients and mix well; keep aside.

MARINATED MUSHROOMS
2. In a bowl with a tight-fitting lid, put the mushrooms, sprinkle sea salt and balsamic vinegar; cover with the lid and shake until you see them start to get wet.
3. Let them marinate for 15 hours; keep aside.

SPICY GLAZED TEMPEH
4. Cut the tempeh into strips.
5. In a small skillet, heat oil over medium heat and heat the tempeh briefly in the oil.
6. Add spices to tempeh and stir to coat.
7. Add your favorite liquid sweetener to the tempeh; stir and coat, and cook for a few minutes to create a glaze.
8. Remove the tempeh from the pan, and you can keep it warm in the oven on very low, or allow it to cool if you aren't particular.

HOT VEGETABLES
9. In the same skillet, add olive oil and saute onion over medium heatin the olive oil.
10. Once the onions are translucent, add the zucchini, sprinkle sea salt on it, and saute until the zucchini is soft.

RAW VEGETABLES
11. Prepare the raw vegetables, while zucchini is cooking.

FAJITAS
12. In a toaster oven or skillet, heat your tortilla shells for a few minutes and serve everything at once.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Channel: 
VeganLife
Cuisine: 
Mexican
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Saute
Restriction: 
Vegan, Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Vegetable
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
6
Its Friday evening and you want to make a fun filled, tasty dish? Here's a great suggestion, that never fails to impress. Watch chef Heather prepare these Spicy Glazed Tempeh Fajitas that are totally drool worthy. Try this recipe now.

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