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VEGAN TOFU BACON

Our easy 6 ingredient tofu bacon is smoky, crunchy, salty, chewy, and so delicious!
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Course: Appetizer, Breakfast, Side Dish
Cuisine: American, Vegan
Keyword: meat alternative, vegan bacon
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 10 servings
Calories: 17kcal
Cost: $6

Equipment

  • Oven

Ingredients

  • 14 ounce extra-firm tofu pressed
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • ¼ cup tamari or soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon liquid smoke
  • 1 teaspoon vegan Worcestershire sauce we use Annie’s or Wizard’s brand for gluten-free
  • ½ teaspoon pure maple syrup

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 400˚F (204˚C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper
  • Press the water out of the tofu and thinly slice, approximately a 1/4 inch thick.
  • In a large shallow bowl, whisk the 1 tbsp vegetable oil, ¼ cup tamari or soy sauce, 1 tbsp liquid smoke, 1 tsp vegan Worcestershire sauce, and the ½ tsp pure maple syrup until fully combined.
  • Dip the tofu strips into the marinade, making sure both sides are covered.
  • Place the strips evenly on the baking sheet and pour or brush the excess marinade on top of the strips.
  • Bake for 8 to 10 minutes and flip. Bake for another 8 to 10 minutes, or until crispy and nicely browned.

Nutrition

Serving: 1oz | Calories: 17kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 333mg | Potassium: 17mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Calcium: 1mg | Iron: 1mg