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Total Time
15mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 10 mins

From the cookbook: 500 Vegan Recipes. This is a quick and flavorful meatless substitute for ground beef in any of your favorite Mexican dishes (tacos, burritos, enchiladas, quesadillas or nachos). I really like that this recipe can be made in 5-10 minutes, right in the microwave. Feel free to cut back on the cayenne pepper, or use it "to taste". I made it with the full amount listed, and did not find it to be too hot at all, just a nice amount of "heat". I've made this using TVP (Bob's Red Mill brand) as well as with Butler Soy Curls, both are delicious! I also cut back a little on the oil at the end, I probably used about 2 tbsp instead of the full quarter cup.

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Directions

  1. In a microwave safe bowl, combine the TVP, paprika, cumin, sugar, garlic and onion powder, cyaenne, chili, chipotle and salt.
  2. Add water or broth and cover tightly with plastic wrap.
  3. Microwave on high for 6-8 minutes.
  4. - OR - Bring water/broth to a boil, then add the TVP and spices, cover and let sit for 10 minutes.
  5. Stir to combine (careful it's hot right from the microwave).
  6. Add canola oil as listed, or to taste.
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