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Breakfast Burritos

6 tortillas
4 Tbsp. vegetable oil, divided
1 clove garlic, minced
1/2 onion, finely diced
1 lb. firm tofu, crumbled
1 cup vegetables of your choice (try green onions, tomatoes, mushrooms, and bell peppers), finely chopped
1/8 tsp. turmeric
Salt and pepper, to taste
6 oz. faux sausage (try Gimme Lean—, crumbled
Tabasco or other hot sauce, optional

• Place the tortillas between two wet paper towels, wrap them in foil, and heat them in the oven for 5 to 10 minutes at 200°F.
• In a large skillet, heat 2 Tbsp. of the vegetable oil over medium heat.
• Add the garlic and onion and sauté for 2 to 3 minutes. Add the tofu, vegetables, turmeric, and salt and pepper and continue to cook over medium heat for 5 to 7 minutes.
• Meanwhile, in another skillet, heat the remaining oil, add the faux sausage, and cook until the “sausage” is browned.
• Add the “sausage” to the tofu mixture and stir to combine.
• Scoop the mixture into the tortillas, fold them up, and serve immediately.
• Serve with hot sauce.

Makes 6 servings

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  • Tina S says:

    @NikkiA eating meat is a personal choice – regardless of anyone’s views it’s ultimately a personal decision. It’s great that you’re willing to try new things! I know I feel so much better since I stopped eating meat. Kudos to you for taking that first step!

    @nikki Traditionally flour tortillas are made using lard (animal fat) but many companies make theirs with vegetable shortening instead. Mission brand is vegetarian/vegan for instance – just read the label before purchasing to be sure.

  • Kimberly Ann says:

    @NikkiA, no it’s not spicy! I’m also a big baby when it comes to food with some heat but this recipe is just pure bliss! Granted, I don’t use the hot sauce at the end. I feel it’s just fine without it and I eat the burrito while I’m doing rounds at work. It’s SOO yummy!

  • Sharea T says:

    Most bread and Tortillas have Mono and Diglycerides which is an animal by product unless it says vegetable right? I only eat rudy’s bakery bread and very few flour tortillas for this reason, but most Corn tortillas are fine. Please let me know if this is incorrect. Thanks

  • NikkiA says:

    I’m not vegan but I’m trying out a vegan diet for my own health, I do eat meat and I’m sorry if that’s wrong to you guys but I still need help.

    I just wanted to know, is this particularly spicy? See I’m a whimp when it comes to spice and it seems so delicious but I don’t want to you know, cry in pain as I eat it, or sweat out my entire body!

  • RSvegan says:

    @nikki, most tortillas in the US are not made with lard. None of the tortillas at the 3 chain grocers closer to my house are, nor are the ones made at the very authentic tortilla factory in the next town over, nor in my hometown (not a vegan or health food place by any stretch). You do need to read labels, but most tortillas from the grocery store will be fine.

  • Kat says:

    This looks great. I thought the only thing that would make it better would be some queso — and lo and behold, vegan queso! I’ll be trying this on the breakfast burrito ASAP.

  • lynnette says:

    my family gives me alot of grief about being vegan i said id make my own meals but i mean come on now im saving lifes the need to give it a break

  • Ashley-P says:

    Nikki – there are plenty of vegan tortillas, just read the ingredients list before purchasing.

  • nikki says:

    You know tortillas are made with lard, right….