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Today, in honor of National Sandwich Day, we’re feasting on this dangerously delicious (yet completely guilt-free) vegan BLT Sandwich with Tempeh Bacon. Enjoy!

This recipe is included in the Wholesome Culture Cookbook, along with over 80 more nutritious and delicious plant-based recipes!

BLT Sandwich with Tempeh Bacon

Prep time: 15 minutes

Makes 2-3 servings

Cook time: 20 minutes

Bread of choice

Vegan mayo

2 or 3 tomatoes, sliced

Lettuce or greens of choice

8 oz package of tempeh

1/4 cup maple syrup

2 tablespoons olive oil

2 tablespoons soy sauce

2 tablespoon white vinegar

1 tablespoon nutritional yeast

1 tablespoon liquid smoke, hickory flavor

1 teaspoon garlic powder

1 teaspoon chipotle powder

1 teaspoon black pepper

1/2 teaspoon salt


  1. Preheat oven to 250 degrees. In a large Ziploc bag or shallow bowl, mix together maple syrup, olive oil, soy sauce, white vinegar, nutritional yeast, liquid smoke, garlic powder, chipotle powder, black pepper and salt.
  2. Thinly slice the tempeh and add it to the marinade. Let marinade for around 10 minutes.
  3. Line a baking sheet with tin foil and spray with non-stick spray or coat with a thin layer of oil. Spread the marinated tempeh onto the pan in a thin layer. Place into preheated oven and bake for 10 minutes. Flip and continue to bake for another 10 minutes. Remove from oven.
  4. Spread mayo on to bread and top with bacon, sliced tomato and lettuce or greens of choice.

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