Uncolored Minced TVP


Our Uncolored Minced Textured Vegetable Protein (TVP) is sold in a 1lb bag.  Textured Vegetable Protein is a soy product that is high in protein and fiber and low in fat and calories. TVP is soy flour that has been cooked and then dried. TVP is great to use as a meat extender or use as is. It is simple to prepare and absorbs all the flavors of whatever recipe you are cooking. Each one of our TVP products is extremely versatile and can be used in stews, soups, patties and more!

Available in a 1 lb bag.

Chili Thyme “Chicken” MeatballsServes 6

* If gluten free, please substitute the bread crumbs for a gluten free alternative. In place of Worcestershire sauce, use Tamari style soy sauce or use an alternative.

  • Before cooking, rehydrate the Uncolored Minced TVP.  Take the 1lb bag of Uncolored Minced TVP (dry) and put in a bowl.
    Pour in 1 cup of hot vegetable, beef, or chicken broth. Let TVP sit for about 5 minutes or until all the broth has been absorbed.


  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1/3 lb Uncolored Minced TVP
  • 1 egg, whisked
  • 3 tbsp unseasoned bread crumbs*
  • 2 tsp Worcestershire Sauce*
  • 1 tsp hot paprika
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • Fresh oregano, chopped
  • Fresh thyme, chopped
  • 1 tsp brown sugar
  • 1 lemon zest
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  1. After TVP sits in broth of your choice, squeeze out any excess juice. Put in an emulsion blender or mixer until it resembles pulled pork.
  2. Mix beef, TVP, garlic, egg, bread crumbs*, Worcestershire sauce*, hot paprika, onion powder, fresh oregano, fresh thyme, brown sugar, lemon zest, and salt and pepper. Form into mini meatballs. Should make around 28-30 meatballs.
  3. Brown on all sides for about 3 minutes. Transfer to a paper towel lined plate to drain.
  4. Serve with pasta or a side of your choice.