Ceviche de Soya

This soy ceviche tostadas recipe comes straight from Mexico. Textured soy and vegetables are cured in a lime marinade and make a great vegan topping for tostadas. [Recipe originally submitted to Allrecipes.com.mx]

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 30 mins
8 servings


  • 8 ounces soy protein (TVP)

  • 5 limes, juiced

  • 1 pound plum tomatoes, seeded and chopped

  • 2 small cucumbers - peeled, seeded, and cubed

  • ½ white onion, diced

  • 10 sprigs cilantro leaves, finely chopped

  • 1 jalapeno pepper seeded, deveined, and minced

  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano

  • salt to taste

  • 16 crisp-fried tostadas

  • 2 avocados - peeled, pitted, and cubed


  1. Place soy protein in a pot and cover with water. Bring to a boil and boil for 3 minutes. Drain and rinse very well with clean water. Allow to cool completely, about 30 minutes.

  2. Place hydrated soy in a glass bowl and pour lime juice over it. Let stand for 30 minutes. Drain lime juice. Mix in tomatoes, cucumbers, onion, cilantro, and jalapeno. Season with oregano and salt. Serve over tostadas and garnish with avocado.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

333 Calories
15g Fat
31g Carbs
27g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 333
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g 19%
Saturated Fat 2g 11%
Sodium 414mg 18%
Total Carbohydrate 31g 11%
Dietary Fiber 9g 33%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 27g
Vitamin C 27mg 136%
Calcium 130mg 10%
Iron 6mg 32%
Potassium 574mg 12%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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