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Crispy Delicious Tofu Bacon? Yes, Here's How to Make It!

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Crispy Delicious Tofu Bacon? Yes, Here's How to Make It!
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If eating vegan is your thing then you'll love making tofu bacon. Smoky, crispy and packed with umami, you'll find yourself craving tofu bacon for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

So how do you make tofu bacon? They are many recipes popping up all over the Internet and we have gathered some of our favorites to share with you.

How to Make Tofu Bacon

The number one tip for making crispy delectable tofu bacon is: you've got to press it! The tofu, that is.

Pressing the tofu ensures it will release any extra moisture so it can crisp up in the oven or on the stove. You can use a nifty tofu press or try this trick for pressing tofu without any fancy equipment.

Next, you'll need a marinade. We prefer those that blend sweet and savory flavors which remind us of the real thing.

Then, of course, comes the cooking process. Some cooks chose to bake their tofu bacon while others prefer pan frying. It's really up to you.

Recipes For Tofu Bacon

Becca over at Amuse Your Bouche came up with a visual guide that simplifies the process:


Find her full tofu bacon recipe and scrumptious tofu BLT recipe here.

This other recipe (pictured below) uses a combination of soy sauce, brown sugar and nutritional yeast flakes for extra oomph.

If you happen to stumble across vegan Worcestershire sauce then use it to make this irresistible version of tofu bacon (pictured up top). It features a tantalizing combination of tamari, olive oil and maple syrup that is crave worthy. 

Find the full recipe right this way.

Still hungry? Find dozens of delicious vegan recipes right here.

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