textured vegetable protein


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textured vegetable protein

- A protein obtained from soy beans and made to resemble minced meat.
See also related terms for protein.
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Textured vegetable protein (TVP) is a dry food product, usually made from defatted soy flour, from which soluble carbohydrate has been removed, and the residue is textured by spinning or by extrusion.
Adapt familiar meals such as lasagne and shepherd's pie by using textured vegetable protein, available from health food stores.
That's a clue that textured soy protein (also called textured vegetable protein), soy isolates or soy concentrate is present, all of which mimic the texture of protein.
Back then, the food technologists' view was that "textured vegetable protein" was the only way to teed the world: if that were so, Tudge reasoned, how come overpopulation was such a problem?
Some other terms described include anticaking agents, biopsy, dinkel, endomysial gliadin, gene testing, glutinous rice, Job's Tears, kawmut, maltodextrin, prolamine fraction, ragi, textured vegetable protein, vinegar, wheat grass juice and yeast.
It also notes that dogs are fond of yeast products so flavoring with Marmite or Barmene might make food such as Textured Vegetable Protein (TVP) more attractive to them, as well as providing extra B vitamins.
And burger recipes like the promising-sounding George's Powerburger reveal themselves to be lightweights, the lean ground beef cut with such atrocities as bread crumbs, oat bran, and even something called TVP ("textured vegetable protein") to shield us from calories.
It comes in several forms including tofu, textured vegetable protein, tempeh and soya milks.
"ADM pioneered the use of soy protein 40 years ago with the development of TVP, textured vegetable protein. Since then we've been working with food manufacturers worldwide to help them add soy protein to products like snack foods, protein bars, soups, meats, beverages and more," says Graham Keen, vice president, corporate marketing, Archer Daniels Midland (ADM), Decatur, Ill.
Soya products: Tofu, tempeh, textured vegetable protein, veggie burgers, soya milk.