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Tempeh Bacon

  • 1 8- ounce pkg tempeh, sliced into 20 thin slices
  • ¼ cup tamari
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon coconut sugar
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ½ teaspoon chipotle chile powder
  • 1 tablespoon grapeseed oil
  • ¼ teaspoon smoked paprika
  • Arrange tempeh slices in 2 13- x 9-inch baking dishes. Bring tamari, vinegar, sugar, cumin, chipotle chile powder, and ¼ cup water to a boil in small pan. Boil 1 minute. Pour over tempeh slices. Cool, then cover and chill 2 hours or overnight.
  • Preheat oven to 300°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Transfer tempeh slices to baking sheet.
  • Brush each slice with oil and sprinkle with some paprika. Bake 10 minutes. Turn tempeh slices, brush with oil, and bake 5 minutes more, or until crisp and brown.