Smoked Tempeh Recipe

Smoked Tempeh Macaroni and Cheese

Meatless Mondays don’t need to be bland. Here’s a great vegetarian recipe that is sure to please everyone at home!


3 Tbsp soy sauce

1 Tbsp rice vinegar

1 Tbsp brown sugar

½ Tsp chili powder

1 Tsp garlic powder

8 oz. Block of tempeh

Bradley Flavor Bisquettes – Mesquite


  1. Cut the tempeh into long strips, much like strips of bacon.
  2. Whisk together soy sauce, vinegar, brown sugar, chili powder, and garlic powder to make the marinade.
  3. Place tempeh strips into a bag and pour marinade over top.
  4. Seal and place in fridge overnight.
  5. The next day, preheat smoker to 200°F with Mesquite Flavor Bisquettes.
  6. Remove tempeh strips from brine and place on wire rack.
  7. Place in smoker and smoke for 1-2 hours, turning over at the halfway mark.
  8. Remove from smoker and serve as you would bacon – fried with breakfast, or in homemade Mac n’ Cheese!

Smoked Tempeh on smoker rack

Recipe by: Lena Clayton