Bursting Breakfast Burrito

This bursting breakfast burrito is the ultimate way to kick-start your day. Filled with scrambled tofu, hash browns, avocado and a sprinkling of ‘cheese’, it’s delicious and super quick to make!

Photo by Niki Webster

Gluten free
Wheat free
Quick meal
Kids recipe

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Preparation time

5 min

Cook time

10 min

Total time

15

Meal

  • mains
  • breakfasts
  • lunches

Servings

2

Ingredients

Scrambled tofu

  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 150g/6 oz firm tofu, drained and patted dry (or firm silken tofu) – chopped up or gently broken up into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 tsp tahini
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce (use tamari if gluten-free)
  • 1-2 tbsp nutritional yeast flakes
  • ½ tsp turmeric
  • Pinch of black salt (Kala Namak) or use regular salt
  • Pinch of black pepper
  • Pinch of smoked paprika (optional)
  • Splash of unsweetened plant milk (optional)
  • Handful of fresh spinach (optional)
  • Handful of cherry tomatoes, halved (optional)

Filling

  • 4 frozen hash browns
  • 1 ripe avocado, sliced
  • Good handful of vegan cheese, grated (optional – we like Cathedral City Plant Based)
  • Ketchup, barbecue sauce, brown sauce, vegan mayonnaise or sriracha (optional)

Wrap

  • 2 x large vegan tortilla wraps (use gluten-free if needed)

Additional/alternative filling ideas: baked beans, fresh herbs, fried mushrooms, fried potatoes, tempeh bacon or marinated tempeh pieces, vegan bacon, vegan lardons, vegan sausages

Instructions

Scrambled tofu

  1. Gently fry the garlic in the oil in a small saucepan or frying pan for about 30 seconds until lightly golden. Don’t let it burn.
  2. Add all the other ingredients to the pan and mix together.
  3. If you would like the mixture to be a little less dry then gradually add a splash of plant milk until you achieve the desired consistency.
  4. Heat to warm through for approximately 5-10 minutes.

Filling

  1. Place the hash browns in the toaster and pop them down a few times until they are a dark golden colour on the outside and cooked through on the inside. Make sure you switch off the toaster at the mains before removing them. (If you’d rather heat the hash browns in the oven then follow the instructions on the packet for oven cooking.)

Wrap/Assembly

  1. Using a large frying pan, heat a little oil on a low-medium heat.
  2. Place the tortilla into the pan and sprinkle over the vegan cheese. Heat for a couple of minutes. (You can also pop the tortilla with vegan cheese in the microwave for 30 seconds).
  3. Remove the tortilla from the pan and then place the scrambled tofu and other filling items down the centre of the wrap. Add the sauce of your choice.
  4. Fold the sides of the tortilla over the ends then roll the burrito tightly.
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