The Buddhist Chef’s Tofu Scramble

2.7 (104 reviews)

The Buddhist Chef’s Tofu Scramble



  • 16 oz. firm tofu
  • 2 Tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, diced
  • 4 large mushrooms, sliced
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 3/4 cup soy milk
  • 3 Tbsp. nutritional yeast
  • 1 tsp. maple syrup
  • 1 tsp. onion powder
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. basil
  • 1/4 tsp. turmeric
  • 1/4 tsp. paprika
  • Pepper, to taste


  • Pulse the tofu in a food processor or break apart with a fork until crumbled. Set aside.
  • Heat the oil in a large pan over medium-high heat.
  • Sauté the onion, bell pepper, and mushrooms for 3 minutes.
  • Add the water and continue cooking until the vegetables are tender.
  • Stir in the tofu, soy milk, nutritional yeast, maple syrup, onion powder, salt, basil, turmeric, and paprika. Season with pepper, to taste.
  • Cook for 3 minutes and serve.

Makes 2 servings

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Rated 2.7/5 based on 104 reviews

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