Scrambled Tofu

Scrambled Tofu recipe
A fast and reliable standby that makes an appealing high-protein meal! Scrambled tofu lends itself to many variations and is delicious when served in pita bread or on toast.

Ingredients

 3 tablespoons (43 g) vegan butter or olive oil
 ½ teaspoon (2 g) turmeric
 2 tablespoons (28 g) minced fresh onion or 1/4 teaspoon (1.2 g) onion powder
 12 ounces (340 g) firm tofu, coarsely crumbled and drained
 Salt and black pepper to taste
Options
 ¼ cup (57 g) sliced fresh mushrooms
 ¼ cup (57 g) diced red or green bell peppers
 ¼ cup (57 g) sliced vegan sausage or hot dog
 2 tablespoons (28 g) vegan cream cheese
 ¼ cup (57 g) shredded vegan cheddar cheese
Note
 For a gluten-free option, use a soy sausage or hot dog that is gluten-free with no vital wheat gluten.

Instructions

1

Melt butter in a skillet over medium heat. Stir in turmeric. Add onion and your choice of mushrooms, bell peppers, and/or vegan sausage or hot dog. Sauté 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.

2

Add tofu and stir gently until well-mixed and heated throughout. Add vegan cream cheese and/or cheddar cheese if desired. Cook and stir until cheese is melted. Season with salt and black pepper.

Note: You can experiment with a variety of items such as finely chopped broccoli, shredded zucchini, seasoned beans, etc. The addition of vegan cream cheese gives the tofu a creamy texture.

Serves 4

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Ingredients

 3 tablespoons (43 g) vegan butter or olive oil
 ½ teaspoon (2 g) turmeric
 2 tablespoons (28 g) minced fresh onion or 1/4 teaspoon (1.2 g) onion powder
 12 ounces (340 g) firm tofu, coarsely crumbled and drained
 Salt and black pepper to taste
Options
 ¼ cup (57 g) sliced fresh mushrooms
 ¼ cup (57 g) diced red or green bell peppers
 ¼ cup (57 g) sliced vegan sausage or hot dog
 2 tablespoons (28 g) vegan cream cheese
 ¼ cup (57 g) shredded vegan cheddar cheese
Note
 For a gluten-free option, use a soy sausage or hot dog that is gluten-free with no vital wheat gluten.

Directions

1

Melt butter in a skillet over medium heat. Stir in turmeric. Add onion and your choice of mushrooms, bell peppers, and/or vegan sausage or hot dog. Sauté 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.

2

Add tofu and stir gently until well-mixed and heated throughout. Add vegan cream cheese and/or cheddar cheese if desired. Cook and stir until cheese is melted. Season with salt and black pepper.

Note: You can experiment with a variety of items such as finely chopped broccoli, shredded zucchini, seasoned beans, etc. The addition of vegan cream cheese gives the tofu a creamy texture.

Serves 4

Scrambled Tofu