Vegan Tofu Scramble

Today I am writing about another vegan breakfast option, Tofu Scramble.  It is quick and easy to make and really can be served at any meal.  I know that this one may be a hard sell for some people but honestly when it is seasoned and prepared nicely, tofu is quite enjoyable.

Vegan Tofu Scramble

I have been trying to come up with some meals that are easy to make while camping in the RV and that all three of us will eat.  We have had 2 electric griddles since we got married 10 years ago.  I finally found a used for griddle number 2.  The RV even has an exterior plug so I can cook outside.  This summer I will be making pancakes, home fries and lots of tofu scramble.

The amazing mystery ingredient that I use is Nutritional Yeast AKA Nooch.  Nutritional Yeast is an inactive yeast that adds a pleasant nutty and cheese flavor to recipes.  I use it all the time in scrambles, on popcorn and to make a “cheese” sauce.

Vegan Tofu Scramble

What You Need:

1 block of firm pressed tofu

1 onion

2 cloves of garlic

2 or more Tablespoons of Nutritional Yeast

1 tablespoon of Turmeric (adds great color)

1-2 tablespoons of lime juice

salt and pepper to taste

What To Do:

First saute the onions and garlic in a pan or on a griddle.  I dry saute but you can add oil if you prefer.

Once the onions are soft, crumble the tofu on top of the onion and garlic.

Let that sit for a couple of minutes, until the tofu starts to brown.

This is when I add the turmeric and start mixing the tofu around.  If it seems dry add a splash of lime juice.

When the is still soft but starting to brown and the turmeric is well incorporated, add the nutritional yeast and another splash of lime juice.

Mix with a spatula until all ingredients are full combined.

Add salt and pepper to taste.


We then put ours in wraps and ate with a side of mixed fruit.  So delicious.

vegan tofu scramble with fruit

Have you tried tofu?  How have you eaten it and did you like it?


About the author: I am a plant-based mom, wife, educator and blogger.

9 comments… add one
  • Tofu frightens me. I tasted it one time and didn't like it. Maybe it wasn't seasoned right.
  • Tofu is our staple but I've never tried preparing it this way! It looks really good! Thanks!
  • Wow! This is awesome!
  • This sounds good! I've never tried cooking with nutritional yeast but I'm tempted to try!
  • I make this for my son minus the nutritional yeast which now i am going to pick up if he loved it befoe i bet he wukk double love it for sure!
  • This looks SO good Gayle!! I don't even think I've ever tried tofu but it does look good!! And Spencer, isn't hot sauce what makes most things better to men? That's what my husband says. It's a staple in my house.
  • A little hot sauce on there, and wow this is a nice meal! I used to chow down egg and cheeses all the time, and had a nice tummy to show for it. Not everyone wants to adopt a plant based diet, but it's really working well for me.
  • I've actually been wanting to try tofu, but i've been a little scared!!
    • Stacy~ Don't be afraid :) it is actually very versatile and fun to cook with.

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