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Easy Tofu Scramble with Mushrooms

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Easy Tofu Scramble with Mushrooms

Easy Tofu Scramble Recipe

Easy Tofu Scramble with Mushrooms – quick and easy to make, high in protein, flavorful, and satisfying. An alternative to scrambled eggs!

This protein loaded dish is great on its own, but it’s also super yum as a filler for a wrap. Perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner!

This recipe is vegan (dairy-free), gluten-free, nut-free, and grain-free.

Meet the ingredients

You can find a complete list of ingredients with exact amounts and instructions in the recipe card below.

This is what you’ll need to make it:

  • Olive oil
  • Brown button mushrooms (Cremini mushrooms)
  • Firm tofu
  • Spices: smoked paprika powder, turmeric, oregano
  • Salt
  • Plant-based milk (unsweetened)

Note: The best kind of tofu for a tofu scramble is a firm tofu. Avoid softer varieties, especially silken tofu.

Easy Tofu Scramble with Mushrooms

What is tofu?

Tofu is made from condensed soy milk using a process similar to cheesemaking. It comes in several different consistencies: Extra firm, firm, soft, or silken.

Tofu is considered an excellent food from a nutritional and health perspective. And here is why:

  • It is naturally gluten-free and low in calories.
  • It is high in protein and contains all of the essential amino acids your body needs.
  • It is a valuable plant source of iron and calcium and the minerals manganese and phosphorous.

Easy Tofu Scramble with Mushrooms

How to make it

You can find a complete list of ingredients with exact amounts and instructions in the recipe card below.
STEP 1

Remove tofu from package, and , if needed, use a kitchen towel to pat it as dry as possible.

STEP 2

Crumb the tofu into small chunks with a fork or your hands and set aside.

STEP 3

Heat the olive oil in a large pan over medium heat. Add mushrooms to the pan and cook for about 4-5 minutes, or until softened.

STEP 4

Once mushrooms are cooked, add tofu and season it with smoked paprika powder, turmeric, salt and oregano.

STEP 5

Add a couple of tablespoons of unsweetened plant-based milk, stir to combine, and sauté for another 4-5 minutes.

Serving suggestion

Serve with rice and gluten-free bread.

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Easy Tofu Scramble with Mushrooms

Easy Tofu Scramble with Mushrooms is:

  • Vegan (dairy-free)
  • Gluten-free
  • Nut-free
  • Grain-free
  • High-protein
  • Quick and easy to make

Easy Tofu Scramble with Mushrooms

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Easy Tofu Scramble with Mushrooms

Easy Tofu Scramble with Mushrooms

Nensi Beram
Easy Tofu Scramble with Mushrooms – it’s quick and easy to make, high in protein, flavorful, and satisfying.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Cuisine Gluten-free, Vegan
Servings 2
Calories 170 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 200 g brown button mushrooms (Cremini mushrooms) cut into small squares
  • 180 g firm tofu
  • 1/3 teaspoon smoked paprika powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • oregano
  • salt to taste
  • 2-3 tablespoons unsweetened plant-based milk

Instructions
 

  • Remove tofu from package, and , if needed, use a kitchen towel to pat it as dry as possible.
  • Crumb the tofu into small chunks with a fork or your hands and set aside.
  • Heat the olive oil in a large pan over medium heat. Add mushrooms to the pan and cook for about 4-5 minutes, or until softened.
  • Once mushrooms are cooked, add tofu and season it with smoked paprika powder, turmeric, salt and oregano.
  • Add a couple of tablespoons of unsweetened plant-based milk, stir to combine, and sauté for another 4-5 minutes.

Serving suggestion

  • Serve with rice and gluten-free bread.
Did you make this recipe?Please leave a comment below and let us know how it was. We are very grateful for your feedback.

Nutrition facts

Nutrition Facts
Easy Tofu Scramble with Mushrooms
Amount per Serving
Calories
170
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
11
g
17
%
Sodium
 
16
mg
1
%
Carbohydrates
 
8
g
3
%
Fiber
 
2
g
8
%
Sugar
 
3
g
3
%
Protein
 
11
g
22
%

* The nutritional information provided is calculated automatically and should be used as an estimate.

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