Vegan BLT Sandwich -- A recreation with a twist of the famous TTLA from Whole Foods made with Tempeh Bacon, mashed avocado, spicy arugula, sliced tomato, and fresh basil on grilled sourdough bread. A hearty vegan sandwich even meat-lovers will devour!
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So we meet again. B to the A to the C-O-N, BACON.
Never has a non-bacon bacon been talked about by a non-bacon lover. This is why I'm socially awkward.
So I tried my hands on making my own tempeh bacon, so it's only right to try out what it's actually supposed to taste like, right?
Lightlife knows what they're doing with facon. So much so, they made a sandy out of it. I alluded to this in yesterday's instagram post, so I know y'all at on the edge of your seats with anticipation for me to just get on with it, and end this bacon madness already.
I'm getting there.
It's called a TTLA, and it's all the rage at your local WF Lounge (or Whole Foods for 99.999% of the world). That stands for Tempeh, Tomato, Lettuce, and Avocado, and it is avocadomazing.
But of course I had to spin that Sinful Nutrition track on that. And here we are.
Money-Saving Tips for this Vegan BLT Sandwich:
- Buy in bulk. Packaged basil may be convenient, but it also tends to be more expensive. Buy it loosely if available & use the leftovers to make a killer pesto.
- Shop the sales. Buy avocados when they are on sale, and freeze them for later. Make sure to remove the skin and pit first, and cut into quarters. Thaw the amount you need in the refrigerator overnight.
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