EGGPLANT BACON SANDWICH

RECIPE

INGREDIENTS

FOR SPICY EGGPLANT BACON

1 large eggplant
3 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
2 tsp Maple syrup
3 Tbsp Braggs liquid amino or light sodium soy sauce
1/2 tsp liquid smoke
1 tsp Morita chili ground or chipotle chili ground
1/2 tsp paprika
1/4 tsp granulated garlic
Black pepper to taste


PREPARATION

FOR EGGPLANT BACON

1. Preheat oven to 300°F. Line your sheet pan with parchment paper. Cut your eggplant in fours, lengthwise. Slice each quarter into long thin strips.

2. In a small bowl, whisk together Braggs liquid amino or low sodium soy sauce, olive oil, Maple syrup, liquid smoke, granulated garlic, Morita chilies, paprika and pepper to taste.

3. Dip each eggplant slice into the marinade and allow marinade to soak in a little.

4. Lay your eggplant slices on of the sheet pan and bake in your preheated oven for 40 to 50 minutes until eggplant bacon is crispy. Set aside eggplant bacon until preparation of your sandwich.


INGREDIENTS

FOR SANDWICH

4 to 5 slices eggplant bacon
2 slices of your favorite gluten free or multigrain bread
1 Tbsp mayonnaise
1/2 large avocado sliced
1/2 small cucumber sliced
1/2 medium tomato sliced
1/4 small red onion sliced thinly
1 small carrot julienned
1 cup sprouts
1/2 cup mixed lettuce greens or arugula
PREPARATION

FOR SANDWICH

1. Toast your  bread in a toaster or until golden brown and crispy. Spread a generous amount of mayo onto both sides of wheat toast.

2. Time to build your sandwich: on one slice lay your mixed greens, julienne carrots, cucumber, red onions, sprouts, avocado, tomato and eggplant bacon then top the sandwich with your other slice of toast.

3. Sliced sandwich in half and serve. Enjoy

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