Turmeric Tofu Scramble

A quick and easy breakfast for any time of day! This tofu scramble is made with flavorful spices and sauteed veggies. Serve with avocado, Healthy Hot Sauce, Umami Sauce, or Simple Salsa.
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4.3 from 27 votes
Course Breakfast
Difficulty Easy
Servings 4
Daily Dozen


  • 1 package of extra-firm tofu
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • ½ tablespoon ground turmeric
  • ½ tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • black pepper, to taste
  • ¼ teaspoon chili powder (optional)
  • ½ onion, diced
  • 1 bell pepper, diced
  • 1 cup diced mushrooms
  • 1 cup spinach


  • Remove the tofu from the package, and press out any extra liquid by using a tofu press, a clean towel, or your hands. 
  • In a large bowl, break the tofu into crumbled pieces and add all of the spices.
  • In a large pan, heat a few tablespoons of water over medium heat. Add the onion and saute for 2 to 3 minutes, adding more water as needed to prevent sticking. Add the remaining vegetables and saute for 2 to 3 more minutes. Then, add the seasoned tofu mixture, and cook for a final 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Serve the tofu scramble with your favorite fixings.
Whitney English Tabaie, MS, RDN, CPT
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