Savory, smoky, sweet, crunchy and delicious easy vegan bacon bits made from TVP (Textured Vegetable Protein). These things are excellent for sprinkling on top of salads, baked potatoes or simply eating by the handful. Which, I’m not ashamed to say, “I do!” —Shane Martin
TVP Textured Vegetable Protein
low sodium tamari sauce, or soy sauce
Place all ingredients, EXCEPT FOR TVP, in a small sauce pan and bring to a boil.
Once the mixture starts to boil, remove from heat and add TVP. Stir until all the liquid has been absorbed.
Pre-heat oven to 225 and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Spread bacon bits out evenly on baking sheet and place in oven. Cook for just a couple minutes then shake so the bacon bits will cook evenly. Repeat until the bacon bits are crispy, but be careful not to burn.