Fakon BLT-style sandwich

Fakon is a meat-free imitation of bacon – we made ours using thin strips of carrot basted with smokey, umami flavours. Enjoy it in a BLT-style sandwich like we did, or use it in pasta, salads or alongside sunny side up eggs.   Fakon BLT-style sandwich SERVES 4 | HANDS-ON TIME 20 min | TOTAL TIME 40 min DAIRY-FREE | VEGETARIAN INGREDIENTS 2 carrots, peeled 2 tbsp soy sauce 1 tsp smoked paprika 2 tbsp olive oil 2 tbsp honey To assemble 8 thick slices bread 3/4 cup mayonnaise 8 lettuce leaves 2 tomatoes, sliced METHOD PREHEAT oven to 180ºC. Line an oven tray with baking paper. SLICE carrots into very thin ribbons using a vegetable peeler, mandoline or very sharp knife. Arrange strips of carrot in a single layer on the prepared tray. MIX together the remaining ingredients. Lightly brush the carrot strips with the soy mixture and bake for 10 minutes. Flip over and brush the other side with the soy mixture. Return to the oven and bake for another 10 minutes until fairly dried but still chewy. TO ASSEMBLE Lay 4 slices of bread on a clean chopping board. Spread each slice with mayonnaise and top with carrot … Continue reading Fakon BLT-style sandwich