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94% would make again

Tempeh Bacon

Tasty Team

Under 30 minutes

Under 30 minutes


for 2 servings

  • 4 oz tempeh (115 g), half a package
  • olive oil, to taste
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • ½ teaspoon liquid smoke, optional
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • black pepper, to taste

Nutrition Info

    Calories 258
    Fat 19g
    Carbs 10g
    Fiber 0g
    Sugar 4g
    Protein 12g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. On a cutting board, cut tempeh ¼-inch (6 mm) thick slices.
  2. Add olive oil to a pan over medium heat and add the tempeh. Cook for 5 minutes on each side until brown and crispy.
  3. Add 1 tablespoon of water to the pan and stir.
  4. Add soy sauce, maple syrup, liquid smoke, garlic powder, and black pepper, and stir until tempeh is evenly coated.
  5. Let brown for 2-3 minutes.
  6. Enjoy!

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