September 24, 2015

scrambled tofu [camping edition]

scrambled tofu [camping edition]

hey y'all! b here.

you probably don't know this about me, but i love to cook. when i first became a vegetarian one of the first brunch dishes i had was scrambled tofu at this awesome vegetarian bistro in guelph.

inspired by the dish, i decided to try it at home.  and after many attempts, i think i have finally nailed this recipe down.

since it has become a bit of a weekend favourite in our household, i decided to give it a try while we were camping at bon echo.

so here it is, the camping edition of my scrambled tofu!

scrambled tofu [camping edition]

scrambled tofu [camping edition]
serves 2

[you will need]
1/2 brick extra firm tofu
1/2 tablespoon dijon mustard
1 tablespoon bbq sauce
1 tablespoon balsamic dressing 
bit of water to thin marinade
1-1 1/2 tablespoons herb blend (you can get creative here. i used oregano, parsley & basil)
2 green onions, diced
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 head of broccoli, chopped
handful of cherry tomatoes, halved

[to make]

dice up the tofu into cubes. this just makes it easier to make your scramble.  then mash into a good crumble.  a good old fork works best for this.

scrambled tofu [camping edition]

next you want to make your liquid marinade.  in this camping edition i used dijon mustard, homemade maple balsamic dressing, a homemade peach bbq sauce d had made a few weeks earlier (the recipe is from food in jar's second book, preserving by the pint) & a little water to thin it out.  mix this with the tofu.

scrambled tofu [camping edition]

while your tofu is soaking up the flavour of the marinade, chop up the veggies.  then, mix the tofu with all of the vegetables but the tomatoes & pour into your frying pan.

scrambled tofu [camping edition]

fry the vegetables & tofu until the tofu browns & gets slightly crispy and your veggies soften. 

add in the tomatoes, cooking for a minute or 2 longer, heating up the tomatoes.  serve nice and hot. 

since we were camping we had it with a side of fruit & pancakes (a camping staple).

enjoy!

scrambled tofu [camping edition]

have a great camping recipe? drop a line, i'm always looking for something new to try out.  

[b]

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