Vegan Tempeh Bacon

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Vegan Tempeh Bacon
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
20 mins
 
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 214 kcal
Author: Ricki Heller
Ingredients
  • 1 12 ounce package tempeh
  • 3 tablespoons gluten-free tamari or soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 5 drops plain liquid stevia or to taste (or 1 teaspoon maple syrup)
  • 1 tablespoon yacon syrup or blackstrap molasses
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • ¼ teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • ¼ teaspoon onion powder
  • teaspoons smoked paprika
  • ¼ teaspoon gluten-free liquid smoke optional
  • Pinch of ground allspice
  • Pinch of kosher or fine sea salt
  • cup filtered water
Instructions
  1. Cut the tempeh into quarters and slice each quarter into thin strips (about 16 strips). In a large frying pan, blend the remaining ingredients. Add the tempeh and turn each strip over a few times to coat in the marinade.
  2. Turn heat to medium-low and cook the strips for about 5 minutes, until the sauce has begun to evaporate and the bottoms are browned. Turn the strips over and continue to cook the other side, pushing the bacon back and forth occasionally to prevent sticking, until the liquid has been absorbed and the bacon is browned and crisp on the outside, another 5-10 minutes. If the liquid is absorbed too quickly, add a little more water, as needed. Turn off the heat and set aside.
Nutrition Facts
Vegan Tempeh Bacon
Amount Per Serving
Calories 214 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12g 18%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Sodium 772mg 32%
Potassium 396mg 11%
Total Carbohydrates 13g 4%
Sugars 2g
Protein 17g 34%
Vitamin A 7.4%
Vitamin C 0.3%
Calcium 9.7%
Iron 15.8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Disclaimer: All nutrition facts on Simply Gluten Free are meant only as a guide and may differ depending on product brands used or ingredient substitutions. Some errors may occur, so you are encouraged to confirm the recipe’s ingredient and nutrition suitability for your own diet.
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