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Homemade Tempeh Bacon on Cooling Rack

Homemade Tempeh Bacon


  • Author: Emily Cooper, RDN
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 10
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Diet: Vegan

Description

How to Make Homemade Tempeh Bacon — An easy vegan recipe made in 15 minutes, no oven, or marinating time required! The perfect smoky and crispy addition to breakfast, a sandwich, salad, and more!


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Ingredients

  • 8 ounces tempeh, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons tamari (or soy sauce if not gluten-free)
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons liquid smoke (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin

Instructions

  1. In a shallow dish, combine all ingredients besides the tempeh.
  2. Add as many slices of the tempeh to the mixture as you can.
  3. Let sit for 1-2 minutes, then flip.
  4. Heat a large skillet over medium heat, and coat with non-stick cooking spray.
  5. Transfer tempeh from marinade to pan, and cook on each side for 2-3 minutes, or until browned and crispy.
  6. Repeat process until all tempeh is used.
  7. Transfer to a wire cooling rack or paper towel-lined plate until ready to serve.

  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: Vegan

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1/4 recipe
  • Calories: 151
  • Sugar: 7
  • Sodium: 239
  • Fat: 5
  • Saturated Fat: 1
  • Unsaturated Fat: 4
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 15
  • Fiber: 2
  • Protein: 13
  • Cholesterol: 0

Keywords: bacon, tempeh, vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free