Chili Sin Carne + TVP + High Protein
It is soy protein, “texturized” means that the protein has been altered so that it has a similar texture to meat when eaten. TVP is made from defatted soy flour, which is a byproduct of soybean oil production.
How TVP tastes depends on how you prepare it. TVP must first be rehydrated with hot water or another cooking liquid like broth. You can add spices and sauces to TVP to your liking.
- 50 grams Textured
- Vegetable Protein
- 35 grams Corn
- 30 grams Carrots
- 30 grams Onions
- 12 1/2 grams Tomato paste 1/2 tbsp Olive oil (6.8 g)
- 1 tbsp Soy sauce (16 g)
- 65 grams Kidney beans
- 200 grams Diced Tomatoes
- 1/2 teaspoon Coconut Sugar (2 g)
- 1/8 tsp Salt (0.8 g)
- 1/4 tsp Garlic powder (0.8 g) 1/4 tsp, ground Cumin (0.8 g) 1/4 tsp Chili powder (0.7 g)
- 5 grams Brown rice
Avocados (50 g)
1 1/2 tbsp Fresh cilantro (1.5 g)
1. Sauté tvp with carrot, onion, corn, tomato paste, soy sauce and oil.
2. Add beans, diced tomatoes, spices and sugar.
3. Prepare rice according to the package. Cut Avocado in pieces
and cilantro as well.
4. Combine rice and chili on a plate, Enjoy with avocado and cilantro!
549 Cal • 71.1g Carbs (20.8g Fiber) • 16.7g Fat • 38.1g Protein
TVP is high in protein, magnesium and copper aside from other vital mineral and vitamins that our body needs.
Though TVP is plant-based, it’s not necessarily good for everyone. For example, TVP poses health risks for people who are allergic to soy, as soy is the main ingredient.
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