Tofu & Veggie Scramble

IMG_0646edited In honor of Meatless Mondays, here’s a quickie for an easy meal idea the whole family will love.

Whether you’re a devout vegan, new to veganism, trying to cut back on meat, or joining the Meatless Monday revolution, Scrambled Tofu makes for a great quick and easy meal any day of the week, for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

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This particular version is loaded with veggies and seeds and seasoned with Dijon and Umeboshi Plum Vinegar.

Serve it with your favourite whole grain or wrap it up in a tortilla and serve it with a side salad.

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I served it over simple steamed red and white quinoa.

Tofu & Veggie Scramble

Serves 1
Ingredients:
  • 1/3 C of Firm Tofu, crumbled
  • 1/2 Small Yellow Onion, sliced into half moons
  • 1/2 Small Carrot, sliced into matchsticks
  • Handful of dark leafy greens (kale, cicory, dandelion greens, etc…)
  • 1 Tbsp of Pumpkin Seeds
  • 1/2 Tbsp of Toasted Sesame Oil
  • 1/2 Tbsp of Rustic Dijon Mustard
  • 1/2 Tsp of Umeboshi Plum Vinegar
  • 1/2 Tsp of Turmeric (optional)
  • 1 Tsp of Water
Method:
  1. Dry toast the pumpkin seeds in a wok or pan for 3-5 minutes.  They will start to pop and puff up as they toast.  Transfer to a small plate or bowl and set aside.
  2. Heat 1/2 tablespoon of toasted sesame oil in the same a wok or pan, add yellow onion and a pinch of salt and sautée the onions on medium heat for 5 minutes until transparent.
  3. Add carrot matchsticks and sautée for another 3 minutes, until carrots are partly cooked, but still crunchy.
  4. Add crumbled tofu and mix well with the veggies.
  5. Meanwhile, make a paste with the turmeric, umeboshi plum vinegar, dijon mustard and water, add to the tofu and veggie mixture.  Stir to combine and let cook for 3-5 minutes.
  6. Add leafy greens, mix to combine and continue sautéeing for another 3 minutes until the greens are slightly softened but not completely wilted.
  7. Mix in toasted pumpkin seeds and serve with your favourite whole grain or in a wrap with a side salad.
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