Vegan Tofu Scramble With Spinach

Vegan Tofu Spinach Scramble by The Minimalist Vegan

As a vegan, I find it essential to make sure to always have lots of tasty, nutritious and easy vegan meals up my sleeve.

Breakfast is one of those meal times that can easily become a sweet start to the day, especially when you’re in a rush.

Michael found a great recipe for a tofu scramble a while back and wanted to give it a go. We didn’t have all the same ingredients at home, so he improvised a little. It seemed to have become a blessing in disguise as what he put together was utterly delicious, full of flavour and super easy to make!

The trick to this recipe is to make sure you marinate it overnight. You can do it in the morning you decide to have it for breakfast but trust me, you’ll want that extra flavour it sucks up overnight.

Tofu scramble has become a favourite in our house and is something we like to have on weekends when we have a slow start to the day. I personally would never have imagined that Michael would be making a tofu scramble and enjoying it 24 months ago! Just because it’s tofu, doesn’t mean that the manliest of men should avoid it. Give it a go. You’ll be pleasantly surprised.

Vegan Tofu Spinach Scramble
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Serving Size: 2

Vegan Tofu Spinach Scramble


  • 350 grams of firm tofu (preferably organic)
  • Half a medium sized brown onion, cut in thin slices lengthways
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 handful of either kale, english or baby spinach (as much as you
  • like really) roughly chopped
  • 3 tbsp of extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp of Tamari sauce
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper (or less if you don’t like spicy food)
  • 1 tsp of turmeric powder


  1. Crumble the tofu into small chunks and into a container.
  2. Add all ingredients to the crumbled tofu and mix well.
  3. Put the lid on the container and do a little shaking dance for about 20-30 seconds until all the ingredients are combined.
  4. Set aside in the fridge for a minimum of 30 minutes for it to
  5. marinate.
  6. Put a frying pan on low to medium heat and wait for it to warm up 6. Add the mixture to the pan and fry until the tofu starts lightly browning on the outside. This normally takes around 7-8 minutes.
  7. Make sure you keep stirring it.
  8. Serve immediately with bread or on its own.

Tofu spinach scramble by The Minimalist Vegan

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  • Anne E. McGuigan 23/11/2015 Reply

    Hey there,
    Tofu scramble has become a family fovorite in our home. My grandchildren gobble it down and ask for seconds. This recipe looks like a very tasty version. Thank you for sharing.

    • Hi Anne! hope you’ve been well.

      Yup, it seems to be a popular choice. Let us know what you think of our version 🙂

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