Who says you can’t make an omelet without eggs? Whether you are vegan, have an egg allergy or simply dislike eggs, you can still enjoy an omelet. There are many commercially available egg substitutes on the market today.
This recipe uses firm tofu as the base ingredient to create the egg replacement. The mixture of different herbs and spices makes this omelet very tasty. The omelet is even made more enticing by a simple but creamy filling made from sautéed vegetables and vegan cheese. Omelets are said to be perfect for breakfast but you may enjoy this light healthy vegan omelet any time.
• ½ brick firm tofu
• 1 tbsp nutritional yeast
• 1 tsp cornstarch
• 2 tbsp chickpea flour
• ½ tsp curry powder
• ⅛ tsp salt
• ⅛ tsp pepper
• ⅛ tsp paprika
• ⅛ tsp sage
• 1 tsp onion powder
• 1 tsp Dijon mustard
• 1 tsp vegan Worcestershire sauce
• 5 tbsp vegetable broth
• ⅛ tsp hot sauce
• ¼ cup of spinach, chopped
• ¼ cup green bell pepper, chopped
• ¼ cup red bell pepper, chopped
• ¼ cup yellow bell pepper, chopped
• 1 shallot, chopped
• olive oil
• shredded vegan cheese
This recipe takes about 20 to 25 minutes to make. Serves 2 to 3.
Put tofu, nutritional yeast, cornstarch, chickpea flour, curry powder, salt, pepper, paprika, sage, onion powder, mustard, Worcestershire sauce, vegetable broth and hot sauce in a blender.
Blend until you get a creamy consistency.
Stir in chopped spinach.
Lightly oil a non-stick frying pan with olive oil.
Heat the pan over low heat.
Pour omelet mixture and evenly spread it in the pan.
Cover the pan with a lid and cook for 5 minutes.
While the omelet is cooking, prepare the filling.
Pour olive oil in a separate pan.
Sauté bell peppers and shallots over medium heat for 3 to 4 minutes.
Turn off heat and let the filling cool.
Carefully flip the omelet and cover the pan with a lid.
Let the other side cook for 5 minutes.
Take the lid off.
Sprinkle cheese on one side of the omelet.
Spoon sautéed veggies on top.
Fold the omelet and cover the pan with a lid.
Cook for another minute.
Transfer omelet to a plate and serve.
Ideas And Tips:
• For the filling, you may also use mushrooms, tomatoes, asparagus, basil, sweet peas, zucchini or your favorite vegan deli meats.
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