Vegan Candy Potato Salad With Tempeh and Maple-Mustard Dressing

Get again to fundamentals with this hearty, easy-to-make salad (from Gena Hamshaw’s Energy Plates) that tastes unbelievable, too.

What you want:

For the salad:
8 ounces tempeh, lower into ½-inch cubes 
2 tablespoons tamari or liquid aminos
2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar 
1 tablespoon maple syrup 
¼ teaspoon smoked paprika 
2 medium candy potatoes, peeled and lower into ½-inch cubes 
1 tablespoon olive oil 
Coarse salt and freshly floor black pepper 
5 cups packed child arugula 
¼ cup chopped chives or scallions

For the dressing:
2 tablespoons olive oil or tahini 
1 tablespoon maple syrup 
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 
1 tablespoon tamari or liquid aminos 
1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar 
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 
1½ tablespoons dietary yeast 
1 to 2 tablespoons heat water, if wanted 

For the garnish:
Chives, chopped
Toasted sunflower or pumpkin seeds  

What you do:

1. For the salad, in a shallow bowl, place tempeh. In a small bowl, whisk tamari, vinegar, maple syrup, and paprika. Pour the combination over tempeh and toss gently to evenly coat. Cowl and refrigerate for at the very least 1 hour.
2. Preheat the oven to 400 levels and line two baking sheets with parchment paper. In a big bowl, add candy potatoes and oil and toss till evenly coated. Switch to 1 a lined baking sheet and sprinkle generously with salt and pepper. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes, till fork-tender. 
3. Take away tempeh from fridge and drain. Unfold cubes onto second baking sheet and bake for quarter-hour.
4. Switch candy potatoes and tempeh to a big bowl and let cool for 10 minutes. Add the arugula.
5. For the dressing, in a small bowl whisk oil, maple syrup, mustard, tamari, apple cider vinegar, balsamic vinegar, and dietary yeast. If dressing is simply too thick, add heat water and whisk till desired consistency is reached. Retailer in an hermetic container within the fridge for as much as 1 week.
6. Pour the dressing over the salad and toss gently to mix. Add garnish and serve.

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