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Total Time
40mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

This is vegan recipe for imitation bacon bits made with textured vegetable protein. Easy to make, easy to eat! Enjoy!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 tablespoons liquid smoke
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 18 teaspoon sea salt (optional, but I found it needed just a little to kick it up a notch)
  • 1 teaspoon ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons peanut oil (or vegetable oil-I used corn oil)
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup textured vegetable protein (TVP)

Directions

  1. Place the liquid smoke, soy sauce, salt, ketchup, oil and water in a measuring cup.
  2. Stir and let stand until fully absorbed, about 25-30 minutes.
  3. Spread over a baking sheet and bake at 250, stirring every 15 minutes until they're dried out, 30-45 minutes.
  4. Store in the freezer.