TVP Recipes

Looking for textured vegetable protein recipes? Allrecipes has more than 20 trusted TVP recipes complete with ratings, reviews and cooking tips.

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Easy Chili

Rating: Unrated
15
This delicious recipe is a snap to make and tastes delicious! It's vegan and vegetarian, but for those who like cheese, you can serve it topped with cheese, with crackers on the side.

Vegetarian Faux Chicken Patties

Rating: Unrated
8
These patties are easy and can be served in place of fish patties or chicken for flavor. Vegetarian fried chicken combined with celery, onion, green pepper, eggs and stuffing, formed into patties and fried. Use your favorite herbs and spices to jazz it up.

Jean's Swedish Faux Meatballs

Rating: Unrated
14
This is a recipe that was handed down by my Mother-in-Law. It is a delicious twist on a 'comfort' food!

Cornucopia Chili

Rating: Unrated
13
This is a wonderful vegetarian recipe from the Cornucopia Restaurant which was in South Bend, IN. It makes a very large pot of chili. Freeze leftovers for a future meal, or cut ingredients in half for a normal pot of chili.

Stuffed Bell Peppers

Rating: Unrated
194
Green bell peppers stuffed with a mixture of rice, textured vegetable protein, cheese and tomato sauce. Omit the cheese for a vegan variation. Serve with additional tomato sauce, if desired.

Vegetarian Chili

Rating: Unrated
187
They'll never know it's vegetarian!

Wicked Good Veggie Chili

Rating: Unrated
80
Everyone will love this thick, spicy chili made with textured vegetable protein (TVP), kidney beans, and all your favorite chili vegetables and spice.

Vegetarian Burrito Casserole

Rating: Unrated
98
I made this one night when I was trying to use up some leftover Mexican ingredients. It turned out very tasty and left everyone asking for more.

Vegetarian Cabbage Rolls

Rating: Unrated
17
This is a wonderful recipe -- a little time consuming, but worth the work -- it tastes just like the meat version.

Vegetarian Meatloaf with Vegetables

Rating: Unrated
132
This is a meaty alternative to meat loaf, with vegetables on the side.

Vegan Breakfast Sausage

Rating: Unrated
4
TVP, oats, and a variety of herbs and spices provide a vegan alternative to breakfast sausage in this easy recipe. Dough can be rolled into a log, stored in plastic wrap, and kept in the fridge for up to a week, or cooked immediately.

Vegetarian Stuffed Poblano Peppers

Rating: Unrated
34
These soy-meat stuffed peppers are easy and delicious...my friends didn't realize they were eating fake meat ;)

Inspiration and Ideas

Vegetarian Faux Chicken Patties

"This is by far the best vegetarian meal I have ever eaten. My husband doesn't usually care for vegetarian food but this is one he will actually make a request for." – CHERI ANN

Stuffed Bell Peppers

See how to make these vegetarian Stuffed Bell Peppers.

Vegetable Paella

Rating: Unrated
8

I am a vegetarian and I am always trying new things. Substitute this meat dish with veggie ground beef and you won't taste the difference!