Tempeh Nutrition Facts

Calories, fat, protein, and carbohydrate values for Tempeh.


There are 55 calories in Tempeh.


Nutrition Facts
Serving Size:


oz (28 grams)

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 29
Calories 55

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 3.2 grams

Saturated Fat 1 grams

Trans Fat 0 grams
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.8 grams
Monounsaturated Fat 1.1 grams

Sodium 4 milligrams

Potassium 114 milligrams

Total Carbohydrates 2.2 grams

Protein 5.6 grams




Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Food / Beverages > Bakery / Deli > Prepared & Preserved Foods > Grain-Based Products (Perishable)

How long would it take to burn off 60 KCal?
Walking (3mph) 15 minutes
Running (6mph) 5 minutes
Bicycling (10mph) 8 minutes
Values estimated based on person weighing 140 lbs.

Which is healthier tofu or tempeh?

Both soy products are generally low in sodium and free of cholesterol. Tempeh and tofu are both nutritious. Tempeh provides more protein, fiber, iron, and potassium per serving, while tofu contains more calcium and is lower in calories.

How does tempeh taste like?

Tempeh is an awesome plant-based protein — but it can be a bit of an acquired taste. It has a nutty, almost mushroomy flavor that can be overpowering or even bitter if it’s not prepared well.

Is it healthy to eat tempeh?

Tempeh has no cholesterol, and it’s a good way to get B vitamins, fiber, iron, calcium, and other minerals. A 3-ounce serving of tempeh has: 160 calories. 18 grams of protein.

How do you eat tempeh?

How do you eat tempeh? Tempeh can be sliced into sheets, strips, or cubes, and even ground to a texture similar to ground beef. Go old school and try it cubed and fried, and doused with Indonesian sambals or kecap manis (sweet soy sauce.)

Is tempeh good for weight loss?

Tempeh is high in soy protein, which can promote satiety, reduce hunger, and increase weight loss.

Can I eat tempeh raw?

Can tempeh be eaten raw? Yes. There is nothing wrong with eating it raw. However, when raw tempeh is coated with any oily mix like mayonnaise moisture gets sealed in and air gets sealed out and this creates a favorable environment for some anaerobic bacteria which will give tempeh an unpleasant taste.

Is tempeh healthier than chicken?

Tempeh offers a nutritional advantage over meat due its its manganese content. Manganese contributes to healthy bones, supports brain function and promotes healing after injury.

Does tempeh give you gas?

Tempeh has minimal fiber, is considered low FODMAP, and is fermented, which in theory should make digestion easier. It’s not supposed to give you significant gas. However, though it’s not common, some people find that tempeh gives them gas.