Textured Vegetable Protein is a highly nutritious soy product. It is incredibly wealthy in complete protein and contains no fat, so it is an excellent alternative to meat. TVP® is made from defatted soy flour that has been cooked under pressure and then dried. TVP® is naturally gluten-free and is handled and packaged in our separated, dedicated gluten-free facility. It is routinely tested for cross contamination using R5 ELISA testing protocol to ensure its gluten-free status. TVP is made from soybeans. Use it as a or meat extender vegetarian meat substitute in virtually any recipe calling for ground beef or turkey. Great for tacos, meatloaf, chili, sloppy joes and more.