Bora's Tempeh Bacon

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 1
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 145.0
  • Total Fat: 4.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 585.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 6.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6.0 g
  • Protein: 12.0 g

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Vegetarian Bacon Substitute made with Tempeh. Vegetarian Bacon Substitute made with Tempeh.
Number of Servings: 1


    2 ounces tempeh (your choice of flavors)
    1 tasblespoon lite soy sauce
    1 teaspoon Splenda
    1/2 teaspoon liquid smoke flavoring
    1 teaspoon molasses


Slice the tempeh into thin bacon-like slices. Mix all other ingredients together well, adding a few teaspoons of water if needed to dissolve the molasses well. Marinate the tempeh slices for a few minutes (or do this overnight). Slowly over low-medium heat, cook the slices in a nonstick skillet until browned to desired amount on each side. Makes 1 (one) serving.

Number of Servings: 1

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user GSBORA.

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  • Yummy, but not what I would use as a bacon substitute. I prefer tofu-based "bacon." Still, I liked the seasoning! I did it overnight and used 1 T sugar instead of Splenda (that stuff gives me a headache). - 2/14/10

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