Tofu Breakfast Recipes

Vegan "bacon and eggs" tofu scramble for breakfast.

If breakfast is really the most important meal of the day, why not start it off with a tofu protein boost? Check out these filling and nutritious vegetarian breakfast recipes using tofu, including smoothies with tofu, tofu breakfast burritos and of course, tofu scramble recipes.

If you like quick, low-fat, high-protein and inexpensive meals, then tofu should definitely a part of your regular cooking repertoire.

Check out this ​complete list of vegetarian tofu recipes if you haven't already, to find ways of using tofu to make everything from lasagna to cheesecake. 

Or, if it's protein you're after first thing in the morning, and you're less concerned with it coming from tofu or something else, you might also want to check out these high protein vegetarian breakfast ideas, or, for something a little different, try one of these seven ways to have quinoa for breakfast for a meat-free morning protein boost. 

I've noted which tofu recipes have received 5 stars when reviewed by readers.

Tofu scramble for breakfast: 

Tofu scramble is the obvious answer for how to have tofu for breakfast, but there's no need for it to ever get boring. You can add some breakfast veggies (tomatoes, mushrooms, or bell peppers), add different spices (curry powder, cumin, chili powder) or seasonings (I like to add a bit of Bragg's Liquid Aminos, and I almost always add nutritional yeast).

Here're a few tofu breakfast scramble ideas to get you started:

  • Low-carb Tofu Scramble*****

Tofu Breakfast Burritos: 

Wrap your tofu scramble up in a flour tortilla and you're well on your way to making a tofu breakfast burrito! Add some salsa and also some cheese, if you're not eating vegan. Here're a couple recipes to get you started: 

Tofu smoothies and shakes:

Got some silken tofu on hand? Stick it in the blender with your usual smoothie ingredients, and you've got yourself a healthy, all-natural, high-protein shake. Here're a few ideas to get you started:

Miscellaneous Tofu Breakfast Ideas: 

Beyond smoothies, shakes, scrambles, and burritos, there're even more ways to incorporate tofu into your breakfast:

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