textured vegetable protein


Definition of textured vegetable protein

: protein from some vegetables and especially soybeans used as a substitute for or added to meat

Examples of textured vegetable protein in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web At the Realm Refillery, shoppers can find an impressive array of bulk bins with pantry staples like grains, beans, flours, coffee, tea, vital wheat gluten and textured vegetable protein. Kristine De Leon, oregonlive, 12 June 2022 Burgerlords added a second housemade patty to the menu last year, using TVP, or textured vegetable protein. New York Times, 24 Jan. 2022

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First Known Use of textured vegetable protein

1968, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of textured vegetable protein was in 1968

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23 Jun 2022

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“Textured vegetable protein.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/textured%20vegetable%20protein. Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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