Vegan BLT… like a party in your face!

This is so simple I feel like I’m cheating by posting it.  We wanted BLT this Monday. We’ve got a reliable source of vegan gluten-free bread so the next step is to make it awesome.

All you need is some smoky maple bacon tempeh. We bought outs pre-flavored but a tablespoon of maple syrup and drop of liquid smoke or pinch of smoked paprika works perfectly. We sprayed a pan lightly with some olive oil and sauteed it until it was browned lightly.

We mixed up some chipotle lime mayo by combining the juice from 1/2 a lime, a heaping tablespoon of nutritional yeast, a pinch of vegan sugar, 1 carton of silken tofu and 1 8 ounce tin of chipotle peppers (this will make it REALLY spicy) use 2-3 peppers for an amusing kick of spice) in the food processor and blending until smooth.

I spread that on a piece of bread, added some tomato and spinach, so technically it’s not really a BLT, it’s a TST but who’s counting anyways.

These babies disappeared really fast.

This is Christie and Brent, signing off.

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12 thoughts on “Vegan BLT… like a party in your face!

  1. YUM! I love vegan BLTs (or TLTs, whatevs!) We’re actually making a simpler version of this tonight because the last thing I want to do in this heat is turn on the oven!!

  2. laurenlisang says:

    Yummy! Love the TLT. : )

  3. eviliciouz says:

    Oooooooo…I want this now please. :D.

  4. Kinenchen says:

    You’re welcome for dinner anytime. Just let us know what kind of margaritas and daquiris you want…

  5. Somer says:

    I’m giving tempeh another try just for TLT’s!

  6. Tempeh Fakin’ Bacon is my FAVE-Y. I love browning it gently in the pan and eating it on the side of my tofu scramble. Your dressing sounds so tasty. I am trying it, for sure.

    • Kinenchen says:

      YEAH! Sometimes we have tempeh and tofu scramble on Teese or Follow your Heart mozzarella melted over bread. … hungry now.

  7. mihl says:

    I wish I had access to those strips. I’d make BLT all the time!

    • Kinenchen says:

      I hear ya. I hate that many vegan goodies aren’t readily available. I had to write my local store manager to get kombucha.

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