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Tempeh Bacon

Savor the smoky, savory goodness of this Tempeh Bacon recipe that'll have you craving for more. Perfect for vegans and meat-lovers alike, this crispy delight is a game-changer for your breakfast game.

Tasty Team
May 04, 2023
94% would make again

Under 30 minutes

Tempeh Bacon

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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Tempeh Bacon