Tandoori Tempeh Pizza


1 6 oz. carton plain unsweetened soygurt

2 tbsp lemon juice

2 garlic cloves, minced

1 tspn fresh ginger, grated

1 tspn salt

1 tspn cumin

1 tspn coriander

1 tspn chili powder (optional)

1/2 tspn paprika

1/2 tspn turmeric

1 8 oz. package of tempeh, chopped into 2-inch cubes

1/2 recipe of Onion-Garlic Naan or 6 whole-wheat pitas

1/4 onion, sliced thin

+ Cucumber Soygurt Sauce as a side dish or garnish


  1. In a large shallow dish, add soygurt, lemon juice, garlic, ginger, salt, cumin, coriander, chili powder, paprika, and turmeric, using a whisk to combine. Add tempeh and marinate overnight for best results.
  2. Preheat oven to 500 degrees Fahrenheit. Line the cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  3. Place cooked naan on cookie sheet. Top with marinated tempeh and onions. Drizzle with olive oil.
  4. Place sheet under the broiler and broil for 4 to 6 minutes watching carefully. Tempeh and onions should brown and naan should crisp but not burn.
  5. Serve with Cucumber Soygurt Sauce.

Recipe courtesy of Vegan Junk Food by Lane Gold