Tofu Scramble and Omelette Batter

Tofu Scramble and Omelette Batter
Recipe courtesy of Chef Linda of Esther's Kitchen!

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Note from Chef Linda: A constant focus on the products we share here is the availability to everyone on a global scale. Does everyone have access to the commercially made egg substitutes globally? The answer is no. When I switched to an Esther Approved lifestyle, the only product that was available locally for me was the Ener G egg replacer. I used it in baking. It’s not an egg substitute that makes omelettes or scrambles. I started to get serious and experiment with silken tofu and chickpea flour for scrambles and omelettes when I was diagnosed with my egg allergies 8 years ago. I rarely made or ate tofu scrambles or omelettes because I was eating chicken eggs as a vegetarian at the time. Chicken eggs were creating inflammation in my body. I also developed an allergy to the proteins in eggs. Some of the ingredients in this recipe should be available online if you can’t find them locally. This batter makes a tofu egg scramble or an omelette. The texture of the tofu egg scramble is light and fluffy.

Tofu Scramble and Omelette Batter
Yields: 2 cups batter/2 servings (1 cup per serving)
Author: Chef Linda | Esther's Kitchen

Batter Ingredients:
1 lb (454g) organic firm silken tofu, refrigerated or shelf stable type, drain water out of the package
3 Tablespoons nutritional yeast
3 tablespoons potato starch
1 teaspoon Adobo seasoning, optional if you don’t have it on hand
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon onion powder
2 shakes turmeric powder, used for color, omit if you don’t have it
1/4 teaspoon kala namak salt for eggy taste (add more at serving.)
Cooking spray or vegan butter for pan

1. Add all Batter Ingredients in a blender. Blend on low until combined. Pour out a 1 cup measure.
2. To make a Tofu Omelette, heat a nonstick skillet on medium-high heat. Spray the pan with cooking spray. Pour the 1 cup batter in the center of the pan. Smooth out to an 8” circle. Cook for 1 minute then turn the heat down to medium. Cover the pan with a lid. Cook the omelette for about 5 minutes on one side or until surface is cooked. Add nondairy cheese and fresh baby spinach. Fold the omelette over and cook for about 30 seconds. Serve
3. To make a scramble, follow the above directions and cook the omelette uncovered for 3 minutes. Begin to scramble the omelette. Cook until the scramble texture is desired. Add nondairy cheese and spinach. Serve
4. Refrigerated any leftover batter in the refrigerator for 2 days.