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Carrot Bacon

Yes - you can make bacon out of carrots! This gluten free and vegan recipe makes bacon accessible to everyone!
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 2
Calories: 180kcal
Author: Ligia Lugo

Equipment

  • Y-peeler
  • Bowl
  • Whisk
  • Tongs

Ingredients

  • 2 large carrots peeled
  • 1 1/2 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp tahini paste
  • 1/2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tbsp garlic powder

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400F.
  • Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • Shave the carrots with a Y-peeler or mandolin slicer.
  • In a mixing bowl, whisk olive oil, balsamic vinegar, maple syrup, tahini, smoked paprika, black pepper, and garlic powder.
  • Add shaved carrot and gently stir to coat with the spice mix.
  • Cover and refrigerate for 15 minutes at least.
  • Arrange the carrot slices on a baking sheet, in a single layer.
  • Place into the oven and reduce heat to 350F.
  • Bake the carrots for 10 minutes, flipping halfway through.
  • Cool before serving.

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Nutrition

Calories: 180kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 9g | Sodium: 10mg | Potassium: 111mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 253IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 1mg
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