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Avocado Tempeh Sandwich ~ TLT

How to prepare the best vegan smoky tempeh avocado sandwich with lettuce and tomato.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword avocado tempeh sandwich
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 1 sandwich
Calories 382kcal
Author Florentina


  • 5 strips smoked tempeh
  • 2 slices whole-grain bread
  • 2-4 slices heirloom tomatoes
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 scallion -chopped
  • 1/2 chili pepper -chopped
  • 1 tbsp cilantro leaves -roughly chopped
  • 1/2 lemon
  • 1 pinch sea salt
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/3 cup salad greens


  • Cut the avocado in half and discard the pit. Scoop the flesh into a bowl and mash together with the scallion, cilantro, a pinch of sea salt and a good squeeze of lemon to taste. Refrigerate until needed.
  • Heat up a seasoned cast iron plat cover medium flame. Pan sear the tempeh strip until golden brown all over. (You might want to add a tiny drizzle of olive oil to the skillet for this). 
  • Meanwhile lightly grill or toast the bread.
  • Use the garlic clove to rub the inside of each slice of the bread before slathering a layer of guacamole on top.
  • Add the greens, a squeeze of lemon, 2 slices of tomato and a pinch of sea salt.
  • Add the tempeh strips, another 2 slices of tomato. Top with the other guacamole slathered slice of bread and enjoy. 


Calories: 382kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 30g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Sodium: 75mg | Potassium: 1249mg | Fiber: 16g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1230IU | Vitamin C: 94.7mg | Calcium: 38mg | Iron: 1.7mg