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Scrambled Tofu

Scrambled Tofu

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Tasty and nutritious on its own with thick slices of good whole wheat bread, this dish is even better accompanied by luscious fried tomatoes, hash browns, and maybe even some vegan sausages.







1 (14-oz.) package firm tofu
1 tbsp. vegetable oil
1 small onion, chopped
1 clove garlic, minced
1 tsp. powdered turmeric
1–2 tbsp. soy sauce
black pepper

Drain the tofu and crumble it with your hands into a bowl. Heat the oil in a skillet over a medium heat and gently fry the onion and garlic until softened, 4–5 minutes. Add the turmeric, then stir in the tofu. 


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