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Bacon (Tempeh or Tofu)

Prep Time:

30 Minutes

Cook Time:

30 - 45 Minutes



About the Recipe

This vegan bacon is healthy and delicious. With a slight crunch and sweet, salty, and smoky flavor, you'll never miss bacon made from animals!


  • 1 package of tempeh (8 ounces) or 1 block of firm tofu (14 - 16 oz)

  • 2 tbsp olive oil

  • 1 tbsp liquid smoke

  • 1 tbsp soy sauce

  • 1 tbsp vegan Worcestershire sauce

  • 1 tbsp maple syrup

  • ½ tsp black pepper

  • ½ tsp garlic powder


Step 1

Pre-heat oven to 375. Slice tempeh into 1/8" thick slices and place in a shallow dish.

Step 2

Combine all marinade ingredients in a small bowl and whisk together.

Step 3

Pour marinade over tempeh slices and let marinate for 20 minutes, flipping tempeh half way through.

Step 4

Place marinated tempeh slices on parchment paper lined baking sheet and drizzle leftover marinade on top.

Step 5

Bake at 375 for 30 - 45 minutes until tempeh is browned and slightly crispy.

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