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BLT Sandwich - Vegetarian

This vegetarian BLT is amazing! This vegetarian bacon is made with daikon radish and all the right spices for the perfect vegetarian BLT experience!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: brunch, dinner, lunch
Cuisine: American
Keyword: BLT, daikon radish, vegan bacon, Vegetarian sandwiches
Servings: 4 people



  • 3 tablespoon soy sauce Non-GMO
  • 3 tablespoon maple syrup
  • ½ teaspoon liquid smoke
  • ¼ teaspoon each- garlic powder, paprika, black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1-2 medium daikon radishes
  • OIl for frying bacon I use refined coconut oil

BLT ingredients

  • good quality bread of choice
  • 1 large tomato sliced
  • lettuce of choice
  • dressing of choice mayo or mustard


  • Line a plate with a couple of paper towels.
  • With a potato peeler peel the daikon radish then slice "bacon size" pieces of bacon from the radish. Work from the same side of the radish instead of turning it each time you make a slice. This will ensure you get wide thin pieces. (look above for pictures)
  • Set your slices on the paper towels and sprinkle lightly with salt. Let sit while you make your marinade. This will allow the moisture to be pulled out of the radish.
  • Make the marinade by whisking together soy sauce, olive oil, liquid smoke, maple syrup, and spices.
  • Wipe excess salt from the radish and pat dry with paper towels.
  • Transfer the radish slices to the marinade.
  • In a large skillet heat oil over medium-high heat. Fry daikon slices turning them when they turn slightly brown.
  • Transfer to paper towels to absorb any extra oil.
  • Build your BLT by dressing your sandwich. Add the tomato slices, daikon bacon slices, and lettuce.


I like to use Crusty Artisan Bread for this recipe!