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Vegan Coconut Bacon

  • Author: Kathy Carmichael
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes

Description

Crunchy, salty and decadent coconut bacon is so delicious. Add it to your pizzas, sandwiches, soups, salads, or any dish you love. Savory goodness is so easy to make.


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Ingredients

  • 1 cup unsweetened coconut chips
  • 3 Tablespoons Maple Syrup
  • 3 Tablespoons Tamari or Soy Sauce
  • 2 teaspoons Liquid Smoke

Instructions

30 MINUTES PRIOR TO COOKING

  • In an airtight container, add coconut and all other ingredients
  • Put the top on the container
  • Shake
  • Place in refrigerator for a minimum of 10 minutes, ideally 30 minutes, or overnight if planning ahead

PREHEAT OVEN TO 350

  • On a cookie sheet, cover with parchment paper
  • Remove coconut mixture from the refrigerator
  • Give it one last shake, and using the top drain any excess fluid
  • Place a single layer of marinated coconut on the cookie sheet
  • Use a spatula to spread a single layer, attempting to reduce a thick layer
  • Place in 350 degree oven for 10 minutes
  • Remove from oven; using a spatula, flip and move bacon around pan, still maintaining a single layer
  • Cook another ten minutes
  • Remove from over and let cook completely.

  • Transfer to an airtight container
  • Attempt NOT TO EAT IT ALL BEFORE putting it in the refrigerator 🙂

SUGGESTED USES

  • Pizza
  • Mac and cheese
  • Salads
  • Sandwiches
  • Soups
  • Stews
  • Baked Potatoes
  • Tofu Scramble
  • Quiche