Smoky TTLA Vegan Sandwich

A delicious vegan sandwich with smoky tempeh fake bacon strips

Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 3097 kcal
Author foodnessgracious


  • 1 ciabatta loaf
  • 1 garlic bulb halved in two
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cup mayonnaise vegan
  • 1 pack of Lightlife Smoky Tempeh Fakin' Bacon Strips
  • 2 tomatoes sliced
  • 1 avocado peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1 green leaf lettuce
  • salt
  • black pepper
  • pickles optional


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. Place the two halves of the whole garlic bulb on a sheet pan and drizzle with the olive oil.

  3. Roast in the oven for 35 minutes and the cloves are golden and soft.

  4. Squeeze the garlic cloves out from the bulb and chop until smooth.

  5. Add 3 tbsp of the garlic puree to the vegan mayonnaise and stir well. Set aside.

  6. In a nonstick pan cook the Lightlife Smoky Tempeh Fakin' Bacon Strips for about 2 minutes each side.

  7. Slice the ciabatta loaf into 4 pieces and then slice in half.

  8. Spread each piece of bread generously with the vegan spread.

  9. On the bottom layers of the bread, and on top of the spread add some lettuce, avocado and tomato slices.

  10. Season with salt and pepper and then place 3 slices of the Lightlife Smoky Tempeh Fakin' Bacon Strips on top.

  11. Place the top half of the bread on and serve at once.

Recipe Notes

Recipe from Whole Foods Market

Nutrition Facts
Smoky TTLA Vegan Sandwich
Amount Per Serving
Calories 3097 Calories from Fat 1935
% Daily Value*
Fat 215g331%
Saturated Fat 34g213%
Cholesterol 94mg31%
Sodium 3754mg163%
Potassium 2301mg66%
Carbohydrates 249g83%
Fiber 26g108%
Sugar 14g16%
Protein 51g102%
Vitamin A 29145IU583%
Vitamin C 87mg105%
Calcium 196mg20%
Iron 5.3mg29%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.