To rehydrate TVP add 7/8 cups of boiling water to 1 cup of TVP and let it sit for about 10 minutes. You can add bullion to give it more flavor if you would like. If the dish I'm making calls for a lot of liquid I reconstitute TVP with less water. It will soak up the other liquid in the dish while it cooks and will give the TVP better flavor. You can purchase TVP for about $2 a pound at most health food stores. We usually get ours at Whole Foods and a pound will last us for several months.
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