Breakfast Scramble

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There are many very good recipes for scrambles, but most call for tofu. In this recipe, cauliflower takes the place of the tofu—with delicious results.

From Forks Over Knives – The Cookbook

Ingredients

  • 1 red onion, peeled and cut into ½-inch dice
  • 1 red bell pepper, seeded and cut into ½-inch dice
  • 1 green bell pepper, seeded and cut into ½-inch dice
  • 2 cups sliced mushrooms (from about 8 ounces whole mushrooms)
  • 1 large head cauliflower, cut into florets, or 2 (19-ounce) cans ackee, drained and gently rinsed
  • Sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1½ teaspoons turmeric
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper, or to taste
  • 3 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • ¼ cup nutritional yeast (optional)

Instructions

  1. Place the onion, red and green peppers, and mushrooms in a medium skillet or saucepan and sauté over medium-high heat for 7 to 8 minutes, or until the onion is translucent. Add water 1 to 2 tablespoons at a time to keep the vegetables from sticking to the pan.
  2. Add the cauliflower and cook for 5 to 6 minutes, or until the florets are tender.
  3. Add the salt to taste, pepper, turmeric, cayenne, garlic, soy sauce, and nutritional yeast (if using) to the pan, and cook for 5 minutes more, or until hot and fragrant.

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Del Sroufe

Chef Del Sroufe is co-owner and executive chef of Wellness Forum Foods, a whole-food, plant-based meal delivery and catering service in Columbus, Ohio. He is the author of Forks Over Knives – The Cookbook and Better Than Vegan. Del teaches cooking classes and helps people transition to a healthy plant-based diet.

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