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Tofu Scramble Tacos

This tofu scramble recipe is so easy to make and is packed with veggies and protein. Upgrade your breakfast routine or try these healthy vegan tacos for lunch or dinner. They are perfect for any time of the day and so easy to make!
Course Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine Gluten Free, Mexican, Plant Based, Vegan, Vegetarian
Keyword healthy breakfast tacos, tofu breakfast, tofu scramble
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 8 6" tacos
Calories 160kcal
Author Amanda


  • 1 block Extra firm tofu
  • 1 Tablespoon Nutritional yeast
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon Chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 pinch Turmeric for color (optional)
  • 1 Tablespoon Vegan butter I like Earth Balance
  • 1/2 Red bell pepper diced
  • 1/2 Small red onion diced
  • 1 Roma tomato diced
  • 1/2 cup Frozen corn kernels
  • 1 package 6-inch tortillas corn, flour, whole wheat, etc.

Toppings (optional):

  • Green onions
  • Avocado
  • Cilantro
  • Salsa


  • Press Tofu: Remove tofu from package and wrap in a kitchen towel or paper towels. Sandwich between plates and place heavy objects on top. Let sit 15-20 minutes.
  • Melt vegan butter in a large pan over medium heat.
  • Add onion and bell pepper. Sauté until onions are translucent.
  • Add pressed tofu and crumble over vegetables using hands, fork, or wooden spoon.
  • Add corn, diced tomatoes, and seasonings. Cook for 3-4 minutes until tofu is heated through.
  • Warm up tortillas in microwave or oven set at 350 degrees Fahrenheit and bake for 2-3 minutes.
  • Remove tortillas from microwave or oven and scoop tofu scramble on top.
  • Top with sliced avocado, green onions, and cilantro.
  • Leftover tofu scramble keeps in the fridge for 3 days.


For a make-shift tofu press, try using a crockpot. Wrap tofu block with paper towels and place on the bottom. Place ceramic insert on top of tofu and let sit for 10 minutes.


Serving: 1taco (without tortilla) | Calories: 160kcal | Carbohydrates: 20.7g | Protein: 5.7g | Fat: 6.2g | Saturated Fat: 0.6g | Sodium: 565mg | Fiber: 9.8g | Sugar: 2.8g