Are you dying to have a hearty meat-like meal, but don’t want to go against your vegetarian or vegan diet?
There is a way to get the same texture and flavor you crave, free of animal products!
Included in this article is an easy guide on how to make your own soy meat substitute.
But first, we’ll answer some FAQs about soy meat. Feel free to skip through the FAQs if you only came here for the recipe.
Soy meat is not technically meat, but its texture and flavor can be quite similar if done right.
Because of this, it is called “mock” meat, meaning meat-like, or fake meat.
Soy meat is both vegetarian and vegan because it requires no use of animal products to make it.
Soy meat is made with soybeans, soy protein, or soy flour, vegetable stock, and other plant-based ingredients.
This mixture forms a meat-textured substance called soy meat.
It all comes down to the recipe and the seasonings you choose to mimic the flavor of meat. Don’t worry, we’ll show you how to do that.
There are loads of health benefits from eating soy meat, but here are just a few examples:
Even though soy meat is not real meat, it is packed with plenty of vegetable protein.
According to Optimum Nutrition, a serving of 100 grams of soy meat has about 49 grams of protein. That’s a lot!
Now that you know what soy meat is, here are the best recipes to make soy meat.
If you have a busy lifestyle or are trying to keep loved ones safe during the pandemic, shopping for groceries in-store isn’t always the ideal situation.
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I hope you enjoy these delicious vegan meat recipes!