Archive for the ‘Meat Alternatives’ Category

Soy Biscuit Breakfast Sandwich

Ingredients

  • 1 soy biscuit (see recipe)
  • 1 soy breakfast pattie
  • 1 slice (1 ounce) soy cheddar cheese

Directions

Heat breakfast pattie in microwave. Slice biscuit and top place cheese and breakfast pattie between biscuit.

Yield: 1 sandwich. Serving size: 1 sandwich. Per serving: 330 calories, 15 g fat, 3 g sat fat, 18 g protein, 28 g carbohydrate, 775 mg … Read More »

Quick Lasagna

Ingredients

  • 1 carton (15 or 16 ounces) low fat ricotta cheese
  • 1 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 4 egg whites
  • 2 jars (26 ounces each) pasta sauce
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 package (1 pound) lasagna noodles, uncooked
  • 1 package (12 ounces) sausage-style soy crumbles
  • 4 cups (1 pound) shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped

Directions

Preheat oven to 350°F. In a bowl, combine ricotta cheese, … Read More »

Cajun Stew

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbs soybean oil
  • 2 cups chopped onions (about 2 large)
  • 1 cup chopped green bell pepper (about 1 large)
  • 3 Tbs soy flour
  • 2 (14.5 oz.) cans chicken or beef broth
  • 1 1/2 cup chopped tomato
  • 1 (8 oz.) package soy sausage-style links
  • 8 oz. firm frozen tofu, thawed
  • 1 tsp crushed red pepper
  • 1 tsp ground cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp … Read More »

Friday Night Supper

Ingredients

  • 1 cup textured soy protein (TSP, also called textured vegetable protein or TVP)
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1 pound elbow macaroni
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 16-ounce can stewed tomatoes, sliced
  • 1 cup tomato sauce

Directions

To rehydrate the TSP, place the TSP in a medium bowl and pour the boiling water over it; set aside. Cook the macaroni according to the … Read More »

Sloppy Joes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup textured soy protein (TSP, also called TVP)
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 16-ounce can sloppy joe sauce
  • 4 whole wheat hamburger rolls

Directions

To rehydrate the TVP, place the TVP in a medium saucepan and pour the boiling water over it. Add the sloppy joe sauce to the TVP; cook over low heat until heated through. To serve, pour the … Read More »

Soy Burgers

One of the easiest ways to try soy meat alternatives is with a soy-based burger. The number one rule with soy burgers is: try more than one brand to find one you really like. There are many soy burgers on the market today, and they vary in taste and mouth-feel. Even true-blue greasy hamburger fans … Read More »

English Muffin Breakfast Sandwich

Ingredients

  • 1 English muffin, split in half and toasted
  • 1 egg, cooked over easy
  • 2 slices (about 1 oz.) soy Canadian bacon or ham
  • 1 slice (3/4 to 1 oz.) soy cheddar cheese

Directions

Layer cooked egg, Canadian bacon and cheese slice on one half of English muffin. Top with other muffin half. Eat warm.

Yield: 1 sandwich. Serving size: 1 sandwich. … Read More »

Hot and Spicy Burrito Meat

Ingredients

  • 1 (12 oz.) package soy burger style crumbles
  • 1 (4.5 oz.) can chopped green chilies
  • 1 (10 or 14 oz.) can diced tomatoes with green chilies
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 to 1 tsp crushed red pepper
  • 10 drops hot pepper sauce

Directions

Mix all ingredients in large skillet. Cook over medium heat until heated throughout. Serve in flour or corn tortillas … Read More »

Sausage and Pepperoni Pizza

Ingredients

  • 1 (16 oz.) premade Italian pizza crust (12-inch size)
  • 1 (4 oz.) package soy pepperoni slices
  • 1 (14 oz.) jar pizza sauce
  • 7 oz. soy sausage-style crumbles
  • 2/3 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1 cup thinly sliced fresh onion rings
  • 1 tsp crushed dried oregano
  • 2 cups (8 oz.) shredded mozzarella cheese

Directions

Preheat oven to 450° F. Place pizza crust on baking sheet. Top … Read More »

Pigs in a Blanket

Ingredients

  • 16 soy breakfast links
  • 1 pkg (8 rolls) refrigerated dinner roll dough

Directions

Preheat the oven to 375° F. Cook the breakfast links in a non-stick skillet or in the microwave according to package directions. Roll dough for each roll to about 6″ x 3″ and slice in half the long way. Wrap each section of dough around … Read More »