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Scrambled Tofu with Fried Tortillas

Course Breakfast
Servings 4


  • 400 grams firm tofu, pat dry and crumbled
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 1 large tortilla, cut into thin strips
  • one large tomato, peeled, seeded and cubbed
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  •  1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice


  • Heat a large frying pan over medium heat, add 2 tablespoons of olive oil and the tortilla strips. Fry for 3 to 4 minutes, or until golden brown. Set the fried tortilla aside but don’t turn off the heat yet.
  • In the same pan, heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Add the onion, ground cumin, paprika and dried thyme, and cook for 5 minutes, or until fragrant. Now, add the chopped tomato and cook for additional 2 minutes.
  • Add the tofu to the pan, as well as the turmeric and salt, and mix well to incorporate. Cook for 5 minutes, or until the tofu has warmed through.
  • Turn off the heat and add the lemon juice and tortilla strips to the pan, mixing well to combine. Serve immediately.
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