Scrambled Tofu

Vegetarian Nut-Free Vegan Option
35 Minutes *

Yield: 2 – 4 servings 

2 tablespoons butter or olive oil
½  teaspoon turmeric
 2 tablespoons minced fresh onion or 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
12 ounces firm tofu, coarsely crumbled and drained
Salt and black pepper to taste
 Options:
 ¼  cup sliced fresh mushrooms
 ¼  cup diced red or green bell peppers
 ¼  cup sliced vegetarian sausage or vegetarian hot dog
 2 tablespoons dairy or vegan cream cheese
 ¼ cup shredded dairy or vegan cheddar cheese

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.

  1. Melt butter in a skillet over medium heat. Stir in turmeric. Add onion and your choice of mushrooms, bell peppers, and/or vegetarian sausage or hot dog. Sauté 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. Add tofu and stir gently until well-mixed and heated throughout. Add 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 cream cheese gives the creamy texture.
* Prep 10 minutes; Cook 25 minutes