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Vegan Pepperoni Topping for Pizza

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“From The Complete Guide to Vegan Food Substitutions, this has the flavor of pepperoni without the meat! Use to top a pizza, stuff a calzone, or wherever you use pepperoni. I may try making this with tofu too, crumbling it and adding spices, oil and liquid smoke(leaving out water).”
1 1/2 cuups, about

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix spices together with TVP.
  2. Bring water to a boil in a saucepan, add in the 2 tbls. oil and liquid smoke, stir into TVP and spice mixture, cover and let sit for 10 minutes.
  3. (Or if you prefer to use a microwave:
  4. In a microwave safe bowl, mix together TVP with all of the herbs and spices.
  5. Stir in water, oil and liquid smoke.
  6. Cover tightly with plastic wrap and microwave on high for about 6 minutes.
  7. Carefully remove from microwave, and allow to cool enough to handle.).
  8. Fluff with a fork and use to top your pizza, or stuff a calzone, or wherever you want pepperoni flavor.

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