Tofu Scramble

An easy vegetarian breakfast.

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Level: Easy


  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • 4 mushrooms
  • coarse salt
  • 2 pinches ground cumin
  • ¼ tsp. chili powder
  • 1 tbsp. water
  • 2 pinches ground turmeric
  • 5 oz. firm tofu (drained and crumbled)
  • 2 scallions (chopped)
  • 4 grape tomatoes (halved)
  • basil


  1. Heat 1 tsp olive oil in a small skillet over high heat. Add 4 mushrooms (such as white or cremini; trimmed and sliced) and a pinch of coarse salt.
  2. Cook, stirring, until golden, about 5 min. Meanwhile, stir together 2 pinches each ground cumin and ground turmeric, ¼ tsp each chili powder and coarse salt, and 1 Tbsp water.
  3. Add 5 oz firm tofu (drained and crumbled), 2 scallions (chopped), 4 grape tomatoes (halved), and the spice mixture to mushrooms.
  4. Cook until heated through and liquid is cooked off, 1 to 2 min. Garnish with basil (optional). Serve immediately.

All Day-Off Diet breakfast recipes are under 415 calories per serving.

This story originally appeared in the January/February 2016 issue of Dr. Oz The Good Life.

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