Californian tofu scramble

  • Serves 2
  • Easy
Check out this low calorie vegan breakfast recipe with smoked tofu, punchy chilli and pan fried courgette. Ready in less than 30 minutes, this easy recipe is a quick brunch idea
By Amanda James

*This recipe is gluten-free according to industry standards



  • olive oil 1 tbsp
  • onion ½, finely diced
  • garlic 2 cloves, crushed
  • red chilli 1, finely chopped
  • courgette ½, diced
  • smoked paprika ½ tsp
  • ground cumin ½ tsp
  • dried oregano ½ tsp
  • spinach a handful
  • smoked tofu 225g
  • sourdough 2 slices, toasted to serve
  • avocado 1, sliced with juice of 1 lime squeezed over
  • coriander a handful, to serve


  • Step 1

    Heat the olive oil in a frying pan and add the onion, garlic, chilli and courgette, along with some seasoning. Cook for 5 minutes until softening then stir in the paprika, cumin and oregano, and cook for 2 minutes. Add the spinach and toss for another few minutes until wilted.

  • Step 2

    Put the tofu into a bowl and mash until it resembles scrambled eggs. Stir this into the pan and cook gently to heat. Divide between two plates and serve with the toasted sourdough, avocado and coriander.

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  • kcals 358
  • fat 27.5g
  • saturates 5g
  • carbs 7.3g
  • sugars 3.9g
  • fibre 5.8g
  • protein 17.5g
  • salt 1.1g
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