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Vegan Tofu Scramble

A tasty, breakfast recipe idea this vegan tofu scramble is veggie-based, gluten-free, and loaded with fueling ingredients.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword healthy breakfast scramble, tofu scramble
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
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Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 2 people
Calories 259kcal


  • 1 bell pepper chopped
  • 1/4 sweet onion diced
  • 1 carrot peeled & grated
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 4 mushrooms sliced
  • 1/2 tablespoon cumin
  • 1/2 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 block tofu
  • 2 tablespoons soya sauce
  • 2 tablespoons nutritional yeast
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1 tablespoon salsa


  • Prep and portion all veggies and spices.
  • Place the oil into a large pan and heat slightly over medium heat. When the pan is hot add in the garlic and onion. Let cook for five minutes until onions are softer.
  • Add in the remaining veggies and cover with a lid. Cook for 10 minutes.
  • While the veggies are cookies, mix the spices together in a small dish.
  • Pour half the spice mixture over the veggies and toss to combine. Cook uncovered 1-2 more minutes.
  • Remove the veggies from the pan and set them aside.
  • Crumble to tofu into the pan with your hands. Add in the remaining spice mixture, soya sauce, lemon juice, and nutritional yeast.
  • Sit to combine and cook until tofu is heated through and beginning to stick to the pan (about five minutes).
  • Add the veggie mixture back into the pan and the salsa. Mix to combine.]
  • Cook 3-5 more minutes. Remove from heat, portion, and top with your favorites!


  • The vegetables are interchangeable. While the veggies listed give great color, if you want to switch them up (use broccoli etc) it will work
  • The scramble can be made with eggs in place of (or as a half and half) the tofu if you’d prefer that
  • The scramble will store once made in an airtight container for two days. Reheat on the stove.


Calories: 259kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Sodium: 2293mg | Potassium: 700mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 7590IU | Vitamin C: 82.5mg | Calcium: 174mg | Iron: 4.4mg