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That's right, intentionally use textured vegetable protein. By Kevin R.R. Williams TVP is what meat eaters disparagingly call "filler." It may be used by cafeterias and large families to stretch ground beef when making tacos, meatloaf or casseroles. It's also a common source of protein for vegans and vegetarians - a hamburger helper without the hamburger.