Maple-Yogurt Topping with "Bacon" Bits Recipe - Vegetarian Times

Maple-Yogurt Topping with "Bacon" Bits


For a make-your-own meal, nothing beats baked potatoes with all the fixings. Set the table with sweet potatoes cooked in the microwave and the following toppings for a healthful feast the whole family will love. 

  • 4Servings


  • 3 Tbs. maple syrup, divided
  • 3/4 tsp. ancho chile powder, divided
  • 8 slices refrigerated vegetarian bacon (6 oz.)
  • 1 cup reduced fat (2%) Greek yogurt
  • 1 Tbs. chopped chives
  • 1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1/8 tsp. salt


Combine 1 Tbs. maple syrup with 1/2 tsp. ancho chile powder in cup. Heat nonstick skillet sprayed with cooking spray over medium-high heat. Add bacon, brush with half of maple syrup mixture, and cook 1 minute. Flip, brush with remaining maple syrup mixture, and cook 2 minutes more, or until heated through. Cut into bite-size pieces, combine with yogurt, remaining 2 Tbs. maple syrup, chives, 1/4 tsp. chile powder, cayenne pepper, and salt in bowl.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories: 46
  • Carbohydrate Content: 6 g
  • Cholesterol Content: 1 mg
  • Fat Content: 1 g
  • Fiber Content: 1 g
  • Protein Content: 4 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 0.5 g
  • Sodium Content: 89 mg
  • Sugar Content: 4 g