Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate for up to 3 days or freeze for up to 3 months.
TVP, or textured vegetable protein, is made from defatted soy flour. Its crumbly, chewy texture and mild flavor make it a perfect meat substitute for vegetarians. Look for TVP with whole grains in natural-foods stores or in the natural-foods aisle of well-stocked supermarkets.
2 starch, 1 1/2 vegetable, 2 lean meat, 1 1/2 fat