We Taste-Tested the 6 Best Vegan Bacons That Taste Like the Real Thing

 

Anna Keeve, The Beet.

April 5, 2021

 

Is there such a thing as a truly good vegan bacon? For years, companies have been trying to create meatless bacon that tastes exactly like the real thing. There have been dozens of new entries into the vegan sausage and burger categories, but fewer have tried to meet this challenge. So where is the plant-based world on this quest for amazing vegan bacon? With all the new plant-based meat players such as Beyond, Impossible, and Lightlife, we set out to find the ones that are worth your taste buds and your money.

 

To get to the bottom of this vegan bacon mystery, we tracked down six of the latest and most widely available plant-based kinds of bacon on the market to see how they would stack up. Here is our take, and we would love to hear from you if you have any that you prefer! Plus, you may want to try making these bacons in the oven, for an even more crispy bacon taste.

 

1. Be Leaf Vegan Bacon ...

 

2. Sweet Earth Benevolent Bacon ...

 

3. Prime Roots - Superprotein Bacon ...

 

4. Uptonís Bacon Seitan ...

 

5. Hooray Foods Plant-Based Bacon ...

 

6. LightLife Smart Bacon ...

 

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