Portobello Mushroom BLT Sandwich

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Even if you aren’t vegan, this sandwich will make your taste buds dance! Eat this. It’s a much lower calorie alternative than bacon and you are getting mega health benefits. What could be better? Let me answer that for you…this sandwich is awesome and will satiate your bacon cravings, so…nothing! While I’m writing, I watched my sandwich disappear in a matter of minutes. Yes, I ate it. SO GOOD.

PORTOBELLO MUSHROOM BLT SANDWICH [VEGAN, GLUTEN-FREE]

SERVES
2

COOK TIME

10

INGREDIENTS

Portobello Mushroom Bacon:

  • 1 thinly sliced portobello mushroom (crimini will also work)
  • 3 tsp liquid smoke
  • 2 tbsp coconut aminos (see notes)
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp molasses (or more maple syrup, molasses adds darker notes)
  • 1/4 tsp onion powder
  • 1/8 tsp chili powder (or 1/4 tsp for more spice)
  • 1/8 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/8 tsp clove

Whipped Mayo:

  • 3 tbsp vegan mayo
  • 1 tsp dry mustard powder

Toppings:

  • 1 tomato
  • 2-4 romaine lettuce leaves

Bread:

  • 2 slices of your favorite bread, toasted

PREPARATION

  1. Mix all of the ingredients for the portobello mushroom bacon except for the first ingredient (the mushrooms). Stir well and set aside.
  2. Lay the sliced mushrooms into a skillet and pour the bacon flavor mixture over the bacon.
  3.  Cook on each side for 3-5 minutes until the mushrooms have cooked down to about half their original size or until the liquid has absorbed and browned on the mushrooms.
  4.  While the mushrooms are browning, mix your mayo and set aside.
  5.  Toast your Ezekiel bread (or bread of choice) and spread the mayo on each slice.
  6.  Thinly slice the tomato and layer the tomato and lettuce leaves on the bread. Then, top with bacon.
  7.  Enjoy!

Source: www.onegreenplanet.org

2015-05-15T10:53:40+00:00

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