Now that it’s chilly outside, you may be starting to trade your morning ice-cold smoothie for warmer breakfast foods. Oats are an obvious option, but if you’re looking for a more savory option, give this scrambled tofu recipe a try. Serve it with the suggested sides and toppings below, or bundle it up in a whole grain wrap for a more portable meal.

12 Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon nutritional yeast
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • Pinch sea salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • Olive oil spray
  • 1 scallion, finely diced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 package firm tofu, very well drained
  • 1 tablespoon very finely chopped parsley

Nutrition Facts

    For 1 serving out of 2
  • Calories 36
  • Protein 2 g
  • Carbs 3 g
  • Fiber 1 g
  • Sugars 0 g
  • Sodium 129 mg
  • Fat 2 g
  • Saturated 0 g
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Directions

  1. In a small bowl, mix together nutritonal yeast, turmeric, cumin, paprika, water, salt, and pepper. Set aside.
  2. Mist a frying pan with olive oil and place it over medium heat. Once hot, add scallion and garlic, and saute until fragrant, about 2 minutes.
  3. Crumble tofu into the pan, breaking it up with your fingers. Pour seasoning over tofu and mix well, trying to color as much tofu as possible. Cook for 2 minutes or until tofu is hot throughout.
  4. Toss in parsley and continue to stir for another 1 to 2 minutes.
  5. Once cooked, serve with favorite sides and toppings, such as sliced avocado, whole-grain crackers or toast, sliced tomato, bacon (regular or meat-free), salsa, and/or hot sauce.
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