Southwest Tofu Scramble: A Hearty Vegan Breakfast

Every once in a while, a recipe comes along that transforms the way we enjoy breakfast, and for me, that game-changer has been the Southwest Tofu Scramble. Bursting with flavors and packed with proteins, this dish proves that a plant-based meal can be just as satisfying as its traditional counterparts.

Southwest Tofu Scramble: A Hearty Vegan Breakfast

Whether you're a devoted vegan or just looking to shake up your morning routine, this easy-to-make scramble is for everyone. I stumbled upon this recipe during a quest for healthier breakfast options and it has been a staple in my kitchen ever since.
  • 1 block firm tofu, drained and crumbled,
  • 1 tbsp olive oil,
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric,
  • 1/2 tsp cumin,
  • 1/2 tsp paprika,
  • Salt and pepper to taste,
  • 1/2 cup black beans, drained,
  • 1/2 cup corn kernels,
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, diced,
  • 1/4 cup red onion, diced,
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped,
  • 1 avocado, sliced,
  • 1/4 cup salsa
Prep the Tofu

Press the tofu to remove excess moisture, then crumble it into a bowl. Mix with turmeric, cumin, paprika, salt, and pepper.

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Cook the Veggies

In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add the red onion and bell pepper, sautéing until soft.

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Add Tofu and Beans

Mix the seasoned tofu into the skillet. Add black beans and corn. Cook for 5-7 minutes, stirring frequently.

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Final Touches

Remove from heat. Stir in fresh cilantro. Serve hot with avocado slices and salsa on top.

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Final words

This Southwest Tofu Scramble is more than just a meal; it’s a vibrant start to your day that’s as nutritious as it is delicious. Thank you for trying out this recipe! May it bring a burst of flavors to your mornings. Don’t forget to browse our site for more tasty, vegan-friendly recipes. Happy cooking!


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