1 Tablespoon safflower oil
3/4 cup onion, chopped small
1/3 cup red bell pepper, 1/4 inch dice
1 teaspoon garlic, minced
1 pound tofu, extra firm, crumbled small
1 Tablespoon nutritional yeast
1 teaspoon stone ground mustard
3/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
pinch cayenne pepper
sea salt and fresh ground black pepper to taste
Place oil in a large sauté pan on medium heat. Add onion, red pepper and garlic and cook until onions are soft, approximately 3 minutes, stirring frequently.
Add tofu. Cook for 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Add remaining ingredients and enjoy.
- in addition to making a great main course for breakfast, you can make a fantastic breakfast burrito by wrapping tofu scramble with salsa and beans in a whole grain tortilla.
- try adding 2 Tablespoons minced olives. Try replacing red pepper with sliced mushrooms or chopped tomatoes. Try adding 1/4 cup arame, soaked until soft (approximately 10 minutes) and drained well.
- you can add 1/2 cup of other veggies such as celery, carrots, zucchini, corn or peas.
- add 1 Tablespoon of Italian (page 39) or 1 teaspoon of Mexican (page 41), Indian (page 40) or Moroccan (page 42) spice mixes of 7 Minute Chef.
This recipe is reprinted from 7 Minute Chef by Mark Reinfeld and Bo Rinaldi with permission.