Vegan Breakfast Burrito With Tofu Scramble


An easy and flavorful tofu scramble is the filling in this vegan breakfast burrito. The tofu so closely resembles scrambled eggs it’s hard to tell at first glance it’s not actually eggs. Seasoned with ground turmeric, cumin, and nutritional yeast, the tofu cooks into a tasty filling. Make sure to drain the tofu and press on it with paper towels to remove as much moisture as possible. Enjoy this vegan breakfast burrito stuffed with a tofu scramble at home or even on the go. Wrapped in foil or parchment paper it’s a great option for those mornings on the run.

Vegan Breakfast Burrito With Tofu Scramble
Not eggs, but a tofu scramble is what’s stuffed inside this vegan breakfast burrito. Seasoned with nutritional yeast, turmeric, and cumin, it’s an irresistible breakfast that’s great for on-the-go, too. Get the recipe:Vegan Breakfast Burrito With Tofu Scramble. Photo: Jennifer Causey
Hands On Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
Serves 4 (serving size: 1 burrito)


  • 2 medium poblano chiles (6 oz.)

  • 1 (14-oz.) pkg. firm tofu, drained and patted dry

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • ¾ teaspoon fine sea salt

  • 2 teaspoons nutritional yeast

  • ½ teaspoon ground turmeric

  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin

  • 1 ripe avocado, sliced

  • ½ cup fresh or jarred salsa

  • 4 (8-in.) whole-wheat tortillas, warmed


  1. Preheat oven to broil with oven rack 4 inches from heat. Broil poblanos on a sheet pan, turning occasionally, until charred on all sides, about 5 minutes. Let poblanos cool slightly, about 5 minutes. Remove and discard stems, skin, and seeds; thinly slice poblanos.

  2. Using a fork, mash tofu in a bowl until mostly crumbled with some larger pieces remaining.

  3. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high. Add tofu and salt, and cook, stirring often, until some liquid evaporates, about 3 minutes. Add nutritional yeast, turmeric, and cumin, and cook, stirring often, until fragrant, about 2 minutes.

  4. Divide tofu mixture, poblanos, avocado, and salsa among tortillas, placing filling in center of each tortilla. Fold sides and bottom edge of tortilla over filling, and roll up.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

370 Calories
22g Fat
3g Carbs
15g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Calories 370
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 22g 28%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Sodium 973mg 42%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 1%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 15g
Calcium 206mg 16%
Iron 2mg 11%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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