Carrot BLT Bagel Sandwiches

Carrot Bacon Ingredients

  • 3 large carrots, orange or purple
  • 2 tablespoons neutral tasting oil (safflower)
  • 2 teaspoons maple syrup
  • 2 teaspoons sherry vinegar
  • ½ teaspoon liquid smoke
  • 2 teaspoons vegan Worcestershire sauce
  • ½ teaspoon smoked sea salt plus ¼ teaspoon
  • ¼ teaspoon finely ground black pepper

Remaining Ingredients:

  • 4 everything bagels, sliced
  • ¼ cup Original Vegenaise
  • 4 leaves red leaf lettuce
  • 2 tomatoes, cut into thin rounds


  1. Pre-heat oven to 400°F.
  2. For carrot bacon: Using a vegetable peeler, peel carrots lengthwise into strips and place on parchment lined walled baking sheet. Add oil, maple, sherry vinegar, liquid smoke, Worcestershire, ½ teaspoon smoked sea salt, pepper and toss to coat. Spread out carrots.
  3. Bake for 20-22 minutes, flipping occasionally. Once out of oven, toss with additional ¼ teaspoon smoked salt.
  4. Toast bagels in toaster oven until golden.
  5. Spread bottom and top of bagels with Vegenaise®. Top each bagel base with lettuce, tomato, and carrot bacon. Enclose with bagel tops and serve warm.

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