Vegan Eggplant Bacon
What do bacon and eggplant have in common? Oh, you'll be surprised! Just try this recipe for vegan eggplant bacon and you'll be amazed to discover a unique way of making vegan bacon!
  • 1 medium eggplant, thinly sliced
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • For the marinade:
  • 2 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp agave syrup
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp liquid smoke
  • 2 tsp sweet paprika
  • ⅓ tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp ground cumin
  • ¼ tsp ground black pepper
  1. Preheat the oven to 180C.
  2. In a jar or bowl, combine all the marinade ingredients until incorporated.
  3. Layer a baking tray with baking paper.
  4. Lay on the eggplant slices in a single layer.
  5. Brush every slice with olive oil and bake for about 10 minutes.
  6. Remove from the oven.
  7. Brush every eggplant slice with sauce, using a kitchen brush.
  8. Place them back in the oven and let cook for about 10 more minutes or until crispy and golden.
  9. Enjoy!
Recipe by Gourmandelle | Vegetarian Blog at