Cancer-Fighting Breakfast Scramble

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Extra-firm tofu, when crumbled, has a scrambled-egg texture, and readily takes on the flavors of spices and sauces. You can modify this recipe to include spinach and potatoes, tomato and basil, or curry, peas.

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Difficulty: Easy - for beginners


8 oz extra-firm tofu, crumbled
1 Yukon Gold potato, diced
¼ teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons ground turmeric


Crumble the tofu in a mixing bowl with a whisk or by hand. Steam the potato for about 5 minutes.

While it is steaming, heat a sauté pan up to medium heat. Add the tofu and salt, gently and slowly stirring it while it is in the pan, and cook it for about 3 to 4 minutes. Stir the turmeric and potato into the scramble, cooking for 1 more minute.

Nutrition Information
Per serving:
177 calories
13 g protein
17 g carbohydrate
2 g sugar
7 g total fat (34% calories from fat)
2 g fiber
315 mg sodium

Breakfast Scramble Variations

To make these variations, start with the original instructions and modify and substitute accordingly.

Potato and Spinach Scramble
Extra Ingredients
1 extra potato
2 cups spinach
Black pepper to taste


Cook an extra diced potato. Add the spinach to the scramble as it is cooking, and cook until the spinach reduces. Garnish with freshly ground black pepper.


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