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Sid’s Tofu Scramble

A spicy alternative to eggs, great with buttered rye or sourdough rye toast or rolled in a tortilla. Sid, our local jalapeno aficionado, swears this recipe came down from the ancient Aztecs, revealed to him in a vision.

2 Tbsp (30 mL) olive oil
1 cup (240 mL) chopped leeks or onions
2 cups (480 mL) chopped green peppers
6 cups (1.54 L) crumbled or cubed tofu
2 cups (480 mL) chopped tomatoes
5 Tbsp (75 mL) tamari
4 Tbsp (60 mL) balsamic vinegar
1 Tbsp (15 mL) turmeric
1 Tbsp (15 mL) turbinado sugar
2 finely minced pickled jalapeno peppers (adjust to taste)
1/4 cup (60 mL) pitted and chopped Greek olives (optional)

In a wok or large frying pan, saute the leeks and green peppers in olive oil over medium-high heat.
Add the rest of the ingredients, stirring regularly until the tomatoes are cooked in.

(Recipe reproduced from The Salt Spring Experience: Recipes for Body, Mind and Spirit. If you would like to purchase a copy of our popular book, email us and we’d be happy to send you one.)

Photo by: rusvaplauke