Tofu Scramble

Tofu Scramble

Whip up a plant-based protein breakfast with this 5 minute tofu scramble. Add to a veggie bowl, in a breakfast burritos, or on top of an avocado toast for a delicious morning meal. Enjoy it with other savory side dishes for a lunch or dinner.


Tofu Scramble

When choosing to primarily eat plant-based, the most common question is, “Where do you get your protein?”

Now, not to get too far off track, but there are plenty of plant-based sources of protein!

Soy being one of the most popular. While there is much research both for and against soy consumption (sounds a lot like the research on meat consumption, eh?).

We love our sweet, hearty bowls of warm oatmeal, we also love a good savory and salty breakfast as well. Tofu scramble is perfect for that.

Tofu can be confusing at first, so check out our top 3 tips for cooking the best tasting tofu for beginners.

But it’s not just breakfast, sometimes, we make it for lunch, or for dinner. This tofu scramble is so versatile, which we’re all about, and can be seasoned in a way that allows it to be added to so many different types of meals.

It can be served by itself, alongside collard greens and oven roasted potatoes.

Toss in a bowl with sautéed veggies and a side of avocado toast.

Top your avocado toast with it.

Or, used in a Mexican style dish, like tacos or a burrito.


Tofu Scramble

Delicious tofu scramble in less than 10 minutes.

Course Side Dish
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 2 people


  • 14 oz tofu extra firm
  • 1/2 tbsp olive oil extra virgin
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp crushed black pepper
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1-2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tbsp vegetable broth


  1. Slice tofu into 1 inch slices and press (for at least 5 minutes)

  2. Prepare medium fry pan over medium heat with olive oil

  3. Add tofu and scramble with a fork

  4. Add spices and stir to coat (it should turn yellow)

  5. Add vegetable broth and stir well

  6. Let cook for 2-3 minutes, stirring frequently

Recipe Notes

The longer tofu is pressed, the better it will cook and taste.

Substitute olive oil for coconut, or vegan butter for a creamier taste.

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