Skip to content

Tofu Vegetable Scramble

May 19, 2009

So I’m king of doing the South Beach Diet to lose my grandma arms and generally get  in better form.  That means I can’t have my usual breakfast of yogurt and granola- at least for a few weeks.  I made this tofu vegetable scramble last night as a quick breakfast and loved the results.  I has two of my favorite tofu flavoring ingredients- nutritional yeast and soy sauce, and you can customize it with any vegetables you like.  It would made a great dinner or lunch, too.  This recipe from about.com makes four servings.

Ingredients:

1 lb. firm tofu

2 T nutritional yeast

1/2 t turmeric

2 T soy sauce

pinch cayenne pepper

black pepper to taste

1 T oil

1 broccoli crown, cut into bite size pieces

1/2 red bell pepper, diced

1/2 package of mushrooms, sliced

Directions:

Dice tofu and place in a medium bowl.  Add nutritional yeast, turmeric, soy sauce and cayenne and black peppers and mash with a fork, breaking up the large chunks.  This is best if sits for a few minutes or in the refrigerator overnight for the flavors to soak into the tofu.

Heat oil in a large non-stick frying pan and stir fry broccoli, red pepper and mushrooms until crisp tender (about 5-7 minutes).  Add tofu and stir fry until tofu is heated through.  For even more flavor, you can cook it a little longer to brown some of the tofu.  Top with additional soy sauce and nutritional yeast, if desired.

Advertisements
One Comment leave one →
  1. December 4, 2009 5:53 pm

    Thanks for this excellent post! I really like your type of writing.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: