Tempeh Lettuce Wraps with Roasted Red Pepper Tahini Dipping Sauce

by | Updated: January 9th, 2020

Fresh, crisp and light, these easy-to-make lettuce wraps are perfect for a quick homemade lunch or savory midday snack. Start with a large hearty lettuce leaf and fill it with veggies, gently cooked tempeh and as much sauce as you desire. If preparing the night before, store dressing in small airtight container and pack filling ingredients separately. When hunger strikes, whip out this healthy spread and assemble your wraps!  

Tempeh Lettuce Wraps Platter with Veggies and Dipping Sauce | Vitacost.com/Blog

Tempeh Lettuce Wraps | Vitacost.com/Blog
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Tempeh Lettuce Wraps with Roasted Red Pepper Tahini Dipping Sauce

Servings 1
Calories 482.56 kcal



  • 1 block organic tempeh
  • 1 medium carrot, thinly sliced
  • 2-3 celery sticks, thinly sliced
  • 3-4 large lettuce leaves
  • 1-2 Tbsp. sesame oil or coconut oil

Dipping sauce


  1. Slice tempeh into thin strips. In bowl, toss tempeh with oil. Transfer to saucepan over medium heat and cook until brown.
  2. In the meantime, prepare dipping sauce. In food processor or high-speed blender, combine all sauce ingredients until creamy. (If mixture becomes too thick, add more water little by little until desired consistency is reached.) Transfer to bowl, garnish and set aside.
  3. To serve, arrange carrots, celery, tempeh strips and lettuce leaves on platter with dipping sauce. Assemble wraps.

Recipe Notes

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Nutrition Facts
Tempeh Lettuce Wraps with Roasted Red Pepper Tahini Dipping Sauce
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 482.56 Calories from Fat 281
% Daily Value*
Fat 31.19g48%
Saturated Fat 4.41g22%
Sodium 80.62mg3%
Potassium 472.58mg14%
Carbohydrates 44.55g15%
Fiber 3.84g15%
Sugar 9.51g11%
Protein 9.5g19%
Vitamin A 15641.54IU313%
Vitamin C 257.82mg313%
Calcium 88.35mg9%
Iron 2.16mg12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Pau D'Elia

Pau is an IIN Certified Integrative Nutrition Health Coach (INHC) and certified yoga teacher who has been passionate about healthy living her entire life. She's an environmentalist who believes meditation is the remedy for any illness. Pau is also a passionate reader, eternal student, believer of magic, lover of homemade food and obsessed with dancing until her feet hurt. Pau, the founder of Pau’s Secrets, sheres her passion for yoga, meditation and cooking on her YouTube channel. Check out her cookbook “The Secret Ingredient” on her website: www.pausecrets.com.