Homemade Tvp Crumbles

READY IN: 1hr 30mins
Recipe by Joysain

I love this recipe because now I can make and freeze these crumbles and never have to read the labels again to see if there is something in it that I can't eat. It is flexible and can be spiced for any type of dish that you would make using a hamburger substitute. Egg could be added to make patties. Sprinkled on salad is wonderful. Enjoy!

Top Review by Miss_Elaine

This was my first time using TVP, and it was much easier than I thought! I don't buy the brand name, prepared crumbles because of all the additives in them. These are perfect! I eliminated the curry, becasue we don't like it, and substituted a tsp of our favorite "McCormick" blend. I forgot the flour, but it seemed to not matter. I just made homemade red sauce with my added crumbles, and it was fantastic! The texture is excellent! I still had two containers to freeze. Thanks Joysain, I will be making these again!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place tvp, wheat germ, curry powder, cayenne, salt, and garlic in large glass bowl. Pour in boiling water, cover and let sit for 1 hour.
  2. Taste test and add spices accordingly, then mix in flour until it resembles meat loaf consistency.
  3. Heat oil, and brown mix stirring to keep even browning.
  4. I cool mine on wire racks then freeze on cookie sheets, crumble and store in freezer bags.

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