Now Foods, Real Food, Certified Organic, Textured, Soy Protein, Nuggets, 10 oz (284 g) (Discontinued Item)
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- Pure. Natural. Real
- Vegetable Source Protein
- Versatile Meat Substitute
- Excellent Source of Protein
- USDA Organic
- New! Organic
- Hearty, Nutritious & Wholesome
- Certified Organic by QAI
- Vegetarian/Vegan Product
Now Real Food Organic Textured Soy Protein (T.S.P.) is the healthy vegetarian alternative to meat. This unflavored and versatile vegetable protein is non-GMO and perfect for vegetarian burgers, chili, stews, soups, casseroles, and more. Now Real Food Organic T.S.P Nuggets are made entirely from organic soybeans with no chemical additives and are an excellent source of protein.
Because you are what you eat, NOW Real Food has been committed to providing delicious, healthy, natural and organic foods since 1968. We're independent, family owned, and proud of it. Keep it natural. Keep it real.
As a substitute for meat, pre-soak NOW Real Foods organic T.S.P. Nuggets in water or your favorite seasoned sauce to soften, simmer for approximately 25 minutes, then add to any recipe calling for meat. The flavor and texture is a pleasant surprise for meat-lovers and vegetarians alike!
Organic textured soy protein from low fat soy flour.
|Serving Size: about 1/2 cup (21 g)|
|Servings Per Container: about 14|
|Amount Per Serving||%Daily Value*|
|Calories from Fat||15|
|Total Fat||1.5 g||2%|
|Saturated Fat||<0.5 g||2%|
|Trans Fat||0 g|
|Total Carbohydrate||6 g||2%|
|Dietary Fiber||3 g||12%|
|* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.|
This is quite good. If you boil it in a lot of water, it will also be very watery and kind of lose its taste, but the taste itself is actually quite good. I think it might be good to "fry" them in a pan after softening them (maybe with other foods) to get rid of some of the water and give even more taste. I also like that it has a long shelf life. Will probably be buying again in the future.
And very versatile! Boil 10 minutes in vegeteable broth, drain and add to a frying pan on high heat for 5 minutes. Add seasoning and enjoy with pasta, in baked potato or pizza. The taste itself doesn`t taste much, but you can make it taste whatever you like with the seasoning of your choice. I also think the price is very reasonable! Highly recommended nuggets!
Why is this discontinued?
Posted by Reviewer3184754 on Sep 10, 2014
I'm so sad to see that this is discointinued, I really loved these, they gave you a lot more to chew on than regular tsp. If you're a vegan/vegetarian and miss the taste of meat, it was easy to make these look like and taste like chicken/pork. I really hope you'll bring them back :(
Who needs meat?!
Posted by 5597199085476398663 on Jun 04, 2014
In tacos or spaghetti this makes you forget what ground beef was. I use earth balance, and olive oil to give it that 'meaty' flavor, and the texture is great.
Will buy again
Posted by MentaPiperita on May 29, 2014
I made tacos using these nuggets instead of meat and they were delicious. I don't think the soy nuggets taste of anything, but if you boil them in broth and add spices, they turn out great. I fried them with onions after boiling and the result was very tasty. I will buy them again, they are so versatile and with a little seasoning they can be a fancy feast. However, they may absorb a little too much water, so I recommend frying or sautéing after boiling to improve the texture.
Pizza topping...and for samosa...
Posted by 5596771988555292747 on Apr 13, 2014
...I also use it in vegan burgers...