Easy Recipe for Tofu Scramble with Turmeric

Here’s another easy and healtful recipe that incorporates turmeric. You can brush up on the health benefits of the golden spice here.


Prep Tim: 5 minutes
Cooking TIme: 20 minuts
Yields: 2 servings


  • 1 block firm tofu
  • 2-3 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon tamari or soy sauce
  • 1/8 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 red onion, chopped
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/8 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 tablespoon umeboshi vinegar
  • Dash of black pepper


  • Press tofu to remove excess water and crumble into small pieces.
  • Heat oil in a frying pan.
  • Add tofu, tamari and turmeric.
  • Sauté for 5 minutes.
  • Add onion, red pepper, paprika, umeboshi vinegar and black pepper.
  • Cook for 5 more minutes or until mixture thoroughly heated.

Garnish with alfalfa sprouts or fresh parsley.

As always, let me know what you think and feel free to share any other tasty turmeric recipes…

Recipe provided by the Institute for Integrative Nutrition.

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About christine.gonzalez

A contributing writer for TheHolisticOption.com, Certified Health Coach, and Integrative Pharmacist. She decided to become a health coach, because as a pharmacist, she felt something was missing in her practice, that patients were being treated symptom by symptom and not for overall wellness. She embraces Eastern traditions, and is honored to share with, and support others, on their journeys. Christine trained to be a Certified Health Coach at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. She earned her B.A. in biology at Rutgers University, her Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of California at San Francisco, and is currently studying Western herbology. She finds nourishing, balanced energy in her own life through a dedicated yoga practice, running, and bike riding along the beach in Southern, CA, where she resides.


  1. Tofu is one of those foods, that you often do not know you are eating. In the west it is often within a recipe and disguised. Whereas in the east it is eaten in many different ways. It is a fabulous food, full of flavor and is good for you too!