Bacon isn’t exactly a staple of a plant-based diet, but that shouldn’t stop you from searching for delicious vegan alternatives. Recipes for plant-based bacon are popping up all over the internet, are here are a few delicious and healthy options you should try making at home.
Mushrooms are one of the staples of the vegan diet, so it goes without saying you can use them to make homemade plant-based bacon. This veggie works best for tiny bacon pieces, and you should try to make them as crunchy and crispy as possible.
Eggplant is one of those extremely versatile veggies that can be used to create all sorts of plant-based alternatives to your favorite foods. Bacon happens to be one of them since it’s extremely easy to replicate its shape and texture when you slice eggplant into thin strips.
Made from fermented soybeans, tempeh is one of the most popular plant-based products you can use to make vegan bacon. It’s the closest thing you get to real bacon, and you can use it for all sorts of recipes, from vegan BLTs to delicious salads with plant-based bacon bits.