Tofu scramble

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Okay, this does sound a bit weird if you've never tried it but trust us, it's gorgeous. Perfect served on warm toast or try it with some veggie sausages, hash browns, tomatoes and beans for a twist on the classic Full English. Yum!

Serves 2

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 2 tsp garlic, crushed
  • 1lb (450g) tofu, extra firm, crumbled small
  • 2 tomatoes, diced
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp sea salt, or to taste
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • Black pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 tsp nutritional yeast (optional)
  • Pinch cayenne pepper
  • 1 tbsp shoyu, or to taste

Method

  1. Put oil in a large saute pan on medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic and cook until onions are soft, approximately 5 minutes, stirring frequently.
  2. Add tofu and cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add remaining ingredients and cook for another 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Variations

Indian - add 1/2 tsp curry and 1/2 tsp cumin powder.
Mexican - add 1 tsp chilli powder, 1 tsp jalapeno, deseeded and chopped, and 1/2 tsp cumin powder.
Italian -  add 1 tsp chopped fresh basil, 1 tsp chopped fresh parsley and 1/2 tsp oregano.

Thanks to Blossoming Lotus Restaurant (www.veganfusion.com) for this recipe.