Spicy Salsa Tofu Scramble (Vegan, Gluten Free)

Posted by on Oct 25, 2012 in Breakfast | 0 comments

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Ingredients:

1/2 a small red onion
3/4 cup salsa
12 oz. extra firm tofu
1/2 teaspoon turmeric
olive oil (2 tablespoons or so)

Directions:

Chop the onion up and throw into a pan with the olive oil. Saute over medium-high heat for about 5 minutes, or until onion is translucent.

In a medium bowl, mix salsa, tofu, and turmeric. Pour mixture into pan with onion and saute for about 5-10 minutes, depending on how browned you like your tofu.

Let’s Talk Nutrition:

Tofu

  • source of protein, calcium, iron and phosphorus, copper and manganese
  • lowers cholesterol levels
  • helps alleviate symptoms associated with menopause
  • good source of omega 3 fatty acids
  • Good source of selenium – an antioxidant, anti-cancer, anti-inflammatory trace mineral

Turmeric

  • Excellent anti-inflammatory
  • An Effective Treatment for Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Relief for Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Help for Cystic Fibrosis Sufferers
  • Inhibits Cancer Cell Growth
  • Antibiotic and Detoxifier
 

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