Imitation Hamburger Gravy Recipe -
  • READY IN 20 mins

Imitation Hamburger Gravy

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"Delicious gravy with TVP. Serve over hot noodles, potatoes or rice."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    5 mins
  • COOK

    15 mins

    20 mins


  1. In a 3 quart saucepan over medium heat, combine textured vegetable protein, soup, sliced mushrooms (with liquid), onion, soy sauce, seasoning salt, savory and water. Simmer until onions are tender and gravy reaches desired consistency.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Aug 19, 2003

This is very easy and good. My boyfriend won't eat TVP, so I used veggie burgers instead and cooked them in the gravy.

Most Helpful Critical Review
May 12, 2010

So I think when it calls for a 12 oz. package of TVP, she means the kind that is frozen and already reconstituted. They come in 12 oz packages. This sounds really yummy, and I am a huge fan of TVP, so I will be giving this a try! Thank you!


7 Ratings

Apr 08, 2009

Tasted good, but I suggest 1 cup of TVP per recipe. I don't know how 12oz of TVP works - it weighed out to be about 4 cups!

Sep 07, 2005

I think something is wrong with this recipe. It was a chunky mess. Maybe you have the reconstitute the TVP first? Seemed ok after I added more water.

Dec 03, 2003

I had to keep adding milk to get the right consistency.

Jul 12, 2013

Please note the author is clearly referring to frozen, already reconstituted TVP in this recipe. If you use the dried kind (like I do), use about one cup and soak in about one cup boiling water or broth first. This will only take five to ten minutes and is much cheaper than the frozen kind of TVP. This recipe is very good served over biscuits.


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  • Calories
  • 371 kcal
  • 19%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 16.1 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 7.5 g
  • 12%
  • Fiber
  • 5.9 g
  • 24%
  • Protein
  • 70.2 g
  • 140%
  • Sodium
  • 1977 mg
  • 79%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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