Easy Vegan Tofu Scramble With Miso Paste

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Try this delicious vegan tofu scramble that offers a flavorful and nutritious breakfast. Packed with plant-based protein, this easy recipe is a great way to start your day right!

vegan tofu scramble served in a bowl.

Discover your new favorite way to enjoy a delicious vegan breakfast with this easy tofu scramble recipe.

Whether it’s your first time trying scrambled tofu or you’re a seasoned pro, this simple and flavorful recipe is a must-try!

    This recipe is for you if:
  • You are looking for a vegan recipe.
  • You want to make vegan tofu scramble.
  • You are looking for an easy vegan tofu scramble recipe.

Let me show you how to make it. If you want to check the recipe immediately, please visit the link below. Let’s get started!

About This Recipe

  • Vegan tofu scramble with veggies
  • Japanese-flavored tofu scramble
  • Season with miso paste and soy sauce
  • Easy and healthy recipe with simple ingredients

📋 Ingredients

Here are the ingredients (amounts are in the recipe card below).

Ingredients for vegan tofu scramble.
  • Tofu: Firm (momen) or extra firm tofu, medium-firm tofu is preferred. If you like a dry texture of scramble, press tofu and remove the excess moisture.
  • Bell pepper: I use green bell pepper, but you can use red bell pepper, green onions, fresh spinach, or any of your favorite vegetables in this recipe to add color and flavor.
  • Shiitake mushrooms: I use them to add a chewy texture to the tofu scramble, but you can use other types of mushrooms or omit them according to your preference.
  • Ginger
  • Miso paste: See below.
  • Soy sauce
  • Oil for cooking: You can use olive oil, vegetable oil, or any oil of your preference.
  • Toasted sesame seeds: It’s optional for additional flavor.

Miso Paste

two miso paste.

Miso paste is fermented soybean paste and a traditional Japanese condiment that adds complexity to any dish. Its unique umami flavor can transform simple dishes into something special.

It brings many health benefits for you as we have an old saying that eating miso every day keeps you away from a doctor.

Click here to check the beginner guide to learn more about miso paste!

Where to Buy Japanese Ingredients

If you live in the US, you can find Japanese ingredients in the list below.

  • Japanese market: Mitsuwa MarketplaceMarukai
  • Asian market
  • Whole Foods Market
  • Health food stores
  • Online stores: Instacart, Walmart, Amazon

🔪Instructions

Let me show you how to make it.

  1. Preparation for vegetables.
  2. Combine the sauce.
  3. Cook chopped vegetables.
  4. Add grated ginger.
  5. Add tofu and cook.
  6. Pour the sauce over the tofu and cook.
  7. Finish with toasted sesame seeds.

Step 1

chopping shiitake and green bell pepper.

Chop green bell peppers and shiitake mushrooms into small pieces.

grated ginger.

Grate the ginger.

Step 2

In a small bowl, combine the miso paste, soy sauce, and water. Mix well to form a sauce.

Step 3

Cook chopped shiitake and green bell pepper in a large skillet.

Heat the oil in a large skillet or frying pan over medium heat. Add the chopped bell peppers and shiitake mushrooms to the pan and cook for about 5 minutes until tender.

Step 4

Add grated ginger to a large skillet.

Add the grated ginger to the pan and cook for an additional minute, stirring.

Step 5

Cook tofu in a large skillet.

Add the crumbled tofu to the pan and cook for about 5 minutes, stirring constantly.

Step 6

Cook tofu in a large skillet.

Pour the sauce over the tofu in the pan and stir until the tofu is evenly coated.

Step 7

Cook tofu in a large skillet.

Sprinkle toasted sesame seeds over the tofu scramble for extra flavor and texture.

Serve

Vegan tofu skillet served in a bowl.

Serve in a bowl and enjoy this delicious vegan scramble!

Helpful Tips

  • Opt for firm or extra-firm tofu for a scramble. Silken tofu is too soft and won’t hold its shape well.
  • If you prefer a firm texture in your scramble, wrap the tofu in a kitchen towel or paper towel and gently press it to remove the extra liquid. Click here to learn how to press the tofu.

What To Serve With

Vegan tofu scramble served with steamed rice, natto, salad and miso soup.

This vegan tofu scramble makes for a delicious breakfast and pairs perfectly with avocado toast, sautéed vegetables, and fresh fruit. However, if you want to try Japanese-inspired options to accompany it, here are some ideas:

  • Miso soup: Start your meal with a bowl of warm and comforting miso soup. Its savory flavor and light texture complement the tofu scramble well.
  • Steamed rice: Serve the tofu scramble with a side of steamed Japanese rice. Its neutral taste and fluffy texture provide a good balance to the flavors of the scramble.
  • Natto: Include natto as a side dish to accompany the tofu scramble.
  • Salad

Variations

Explore different flavors with these delicious variations!

  • Add nutritional yeast to give it a cheesy and slightly nutty flavor.
  • Add garlic powder for a savory and aromatic garlic flavor.
  • Add onion powder to enhance the savory taste.
  • Add black pepper to give it a mild spicy kick.
  • Add turmeric powder for a vibrant yellow color.

Storage

Store in an airtight container and keep it in the refrigerator. It will be good for 2 to 3 days.

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Vegan tofu scramble served with steamed rice, natto, and salad.

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Chef JA Cooks is a Japanese food blog that shares simple and healthy Japanese home cooking recipes, including vegan and vegetarian. From traditional Japanese recipes to modern recipes with step-by-step instructions.

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Easy Vegan Tofu Scramble With Miso Paste

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Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 10 minutes
Total: 15 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Juri Austin
Try this delicious vegan tofu scramble that offers a flavorful and nutritious breakfast. Packed with plant-based protein, this easy recipe is a great way to start your day right!

Equipment

  • 1 Skillet , 26cm (10 inch)

Ingredients

  • 2 Green bell peppers, chopped
  • 3 Shiitake mushrooms, chopped
  • 1 clove Ginger, grated
  • 1 block Firm tofu, 300g
  • 1 tbsp Oil for cooking
  • Toasted sesame seeds, optional

Sauce

Instructions

  • Preparation: Chop green bell peppers, shiitake mushrooms, and grate the ginger.
  • Prepare the sauce: In a small bowl, combine the miso paste, soy sauce, and water. Mix well to form a sauce.
  • Cook vegetables: Heat the oil in a large skillet or frying pan over medium heat. Add the chopped bell peppers and shiitake mushrooms to the pan and cook for about 5 minutes until tender.
  • Add ginger: Add the grated ginger to the pan and cook for an additional minute, stirring.
  • Add tofu: Add the crumbled tofu to the pan and cook for about 5 minutes, stirring constantly.
  • Add the sauce: Pour the sauce over the tofu in the pan and stir until the tofu is evenly coated.
  • Sesame seeds: Sprinkle toasted sesame seeds over the tofu scramble for extra flavor and texture.

Notes

  • Opt for firm or extra-firm tofu for a scramble. Silken tofu is too soft and won’t hold its shape well.
  • If you prefer a firm texture in your scramble, wrap the tofu in a kitchen towel or paper towel and gently press it to remove the excess moisture. Click here to learn how to press the tofu.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 137kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 8g
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Japanese
Keyword: tofu recipe, vegan tofu scramble
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