Lightlife Plant Meats · TEST PRODUCTS · WINE

FAKIN’ BACON – smoky tempeh strips

Decades ago I tried Fakin’ Bacon. I don’t even know if this is the same company. Either they changed the recipe/formula or my appreciation for it changed.

It’s made by Lightlife, the people who make Gimme Lean breakfast sausage in a tube – a product I swear by.

Although I’ve never pursued tempeh when everybody else was into it, and I’m still not pursuing it, this product was off the charts – just plain.

I ate a piece raw before cooking it in oil and it had, at least to me, a wine flavor. Like Sherry.

Cooked 3-4 minutes each side in oiled skillet, and it textured more like ‘fall off the bone’ than bacon.

Great taste and texture.

What is tempeh? Tempeh is a traditional soy product originating from Indonesia. It is made by a natural culturing and controlled fermentation process that binds soybeans into a cake form. Wikipedia.

If I saw this again, I would definitely buy it.

Non-GMO, organic.