TVP Mince, otherwise known as Textured Vegetable Protein granules, is derived from soybeans and make a quick and easy meat substitute for a variety of meals. Some popular dishes include vegan mince for Bolognese, Lasagna, Moussaka, Vegan Nachos or the popular Not-Meatballs alternative to spaghetti and meatballs. It is high in protein, fibre and iron and free of cholesterol and fat. It has a chewy consistency similar to meat and takes on the flavour of whatever dish you are cooking.
In the Kitchen:
As mentioned above, TVP can be used to replace any meat meal such a mince for Bolognese. It is typically used as a vegetarian and vegan supplement for mince and is also great for pasta sauces, tacos, for making your own veggie burgers, meat loaf or soy meat balls.
Facts about TVP:
Because it is a dehydrated product, it needs to be reconstituted in hot water for about 10-15 minutes for more before being ready to eat. Most recipes that use TVP mince will include this step.
TVP mince was invented by Archer Daniels Midland Company in the 1960’s.
TVP is also used as a meat extender in hospitals, prisons and on school programs.
Country of Origin
Made in Australia using local and imported ingredients.
TVP mince is a great protein supplemental food for vegetarians, vegans or those who prefer a diet low in animal proteins.
|Nutritional Information – TVP Textured Vegetable Protein|
|Fat, Total (g)||1.0|
|– Fat, Saturated (g)||0.1|
|Carbohydrate, Total (g)||33.0|
*All measurements are approximate and should be used as a guide only. Affordable Wholefoods is not liable for any discrepancy.
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