Is the eggplant the perfect imitation bacon?

Sweet pointed peppers on the barbecue, a chickpea burger instead of a hamburger and snack tomatoes instead of chorizo and sliced liverwurst with drinks. In recent years more and more alternatives to meat are being found in the fruit and vegetable section. However, some things seem irreplaceable. Which vegetable tastes just like crispy bacon? According to some vegan cooks, eggplant is your best bet.



Because of its characteristic texture the eggplant is often praised as a meat substitute. Prepared the right way, the vegetable comes close to the texture of red meat. Burgers with eggplant - so eggplant burgers - are gaining in popularity.

With olive oil, soy sauce, pepper and some stuff that adds a smoke flavor to your food, you can also cook the eggplant so that it is unrecognizable as a vegetable. YouTube and Instagram are full of recipes for this. According to the experts According to experts even the biggest carnivore should happily be able to eat vegan and the kosher consumer can also enjoy a BLT sandwich.

Check out the The Edgy Veg AubergineBacon recipe.


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