Breakfast, Lunch, or Dinner Tofu Scramble


This recipe works just as well for a quick dinner, as it does a hearty breakfast. The basics are easy! Just add your favorite veggies and sides, and you will have dinner in under 30 minutes!


The basic scramble:

  • 1 block of organic extra-firm tofu (wrapped in a clean kitchen towel or paper towels with a heavy plate or some books on top for 5-15 minutes to remove the excess moisture)
  • 2 teaspoons turmeric
  • 2 teaspoons smoked paprika 
  • 2 tablespoons nutritional yeast
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons liquid aminos
  • salt and pepper to taste

Optional Add-Ins:

  • chopped onion
  • peppers
  • mushrooms
  • broccoli
  • tomatoes 
  • greens
  • seitan 
  • vegan shredded cheese
  • hot sauce
  • vegan cheddar sauce


  1. To make the scramble first take the tofu and either break it into a crumble with your hands, or in a blender or food processor. You just want it to resemble scrambled eggs.
  2. Next add all of the spices, nutritional yeast, and coconut aminos to the the tofu in a bowl, and mix well.
  3. If you are adding vegetable, add 1 tablespoon of oil in a large skillet on medium heat, and begin cooking the veggies until they begin to soften.
  4. Next add the tofu to the pan of vegetables. You may need a little extra oil if the tofu seems to be sticking. You can also add a few extra splashes of amnios if the mixture seems dry.
  5. Heat until the tofu is warmed through and you are ready to eat!

Here are some ways to enjoy your scramble:

  • Put it on southern biscuits.
  • Put it on toast
  • Eat it with crispy potatoes 
  • Serve with a side of vegan grits