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Thinly sliced tempeh simmered in a flavorful broth makes a great sandwich “meat” in this deli classic.
To prepare Seasoned Tempeh:
Combine liquid aminos, onion, garlic, bay leaf, and 2 cups water in saucepan over medium heat. Add tempeh slices, and bring to a simmer. Reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer 20 minutes. Cover, and let tempeh cool in broth.
To make Thousand Island Dressing:
Stir together mayonnaise, relish, and ketchup in small bowl.
To make Sandwiches:
Toast 8 slices bread. Set aside. Drain tempeh, and discard liquid, onion, garlic, and bay leaf. Place 3 slices tempeh on each slice of remaining bread. Top with cheese slices. Toast or broil 3 to 5 minutes, or until cheese has melted.
Top each sandwich with 1/4 cup sauerkraut. Spread toasted bread slices with Thousand Island Dressing. Place tops on sandwiches, and slice in half.
- Calories 276
- Carbohydrate Content 33 g
- Cholesterol Content 0 mg
- Fat Content 9 g
- Fiber Content 6 g
- Protein Content 14 g
- Saturated Fat Content 1 g
- Sodium Content 971 mg
- Sugar Content 5 g