1 package tempeh
1 onion (red or white), thinly sliced into rings (optional)
1/2 -3/4 c. water or vegetable stock
1/2 c. dry red wine
1/4-1/2 c. balsamic vinegar
about 1/8-1/4 c. tamari
minced garlic (approx 3 cloves)
minced ginger (same amount as garlic)
1 tbs. maple syrup
1 tsp dijon mustard
1/4-1/2 tsp red pepper flakes (depending on how much spice you like)
1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
1 tsp dried thyme
mix all marinade ingredients in a bowl.
cut tempeh into thin strips (as thin as you can with it crumbling - 1/4" or so). place in a glass baking dish, top with sliced onions & pour marinade over top. place in 350 deg oven for an hour, or until all the liquid is gone.