6. Carrot Bacon
This is a great vegan or vegetarian choice. It has a smoky flavor and a similar texture to real bacon, but it’s made entirely of carrots. Many people love it fried up and laid on a slice of whole grain bread. You can also use it for your BLTs.
Dulse is a little different. It tastes like a mixture of seaweed and bacon. However, many people love it. Simply pan fry the leaves and use smoke flavors to create what looks like strips of bacon and taste a little like the pork meat.
Tempeh is loaded with protein. Made from fermented soybeans, it really does taste like bacon. You can use it in a wide assortment of recipes that call for bacon. Tempeh contains an abundance of protein but with absolutely no cholesterol.Related: The 3 Best Ways to Cook Bacon — and 9 Delicious Ways to Enjoy It