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Basic Mexican Tofu Scramble

This simple breakfast scramble is perfect when you're short on time but still want a fiesta in your mouth.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Mexican
Yield: 3 -4
Calories: 140kcal
Author: The Nut-Free Vegan


Tofu Portion

  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • 1 package tofu

Spice Mix

  • ½ tsp. turmeric
  • ½ tsp. cumin
  • ½ tsp. chili powder
  • ½ tsp. garlic powder
  • ¼ cup cilantro chopped


  • 1 jalapeño pepper stemmed, seeded and chopped
  • 8 cherry tomatoes halved


  • Pat tofu dry and cover with absorbent cloth. Place heavy object (e.g., a cast-iron skillet) on top about 10 minutes to get rid of excess water.
  • Stir all spices in small mixing bowl until mixed.
  • Heat oil in large skillet, add jalapeños and cook 3 minutes. Add tomatoes and cook 2 more minutes.
  • With fork, break up tofu into small crumbles.
  • Add tofu to 1 side of skillet and cook with vegetables about 5 minutes.
  • Add spices, stir and cook 5 more minutes.
  • Serve with salsa, cilantro, avocado or toast.


This recipe is gluten-free.


Calories: 140kcal