Cauliflower Scramble with Asparagus & Avocado

I love finding pretty asparagus at the market. Today, I tossed them into a veggie scramble starring cauliflower topped with ground up toasted walnuts. Read on and you too can have this for breakfast!

For us vegans, the tofu scramble is the quintessential breakfast dish. But, it doesn’t always have to be about tofu. Really, any vegetable could work. And cauliflower is a great alternative.

Cauliflower Scramble with Asparagus & Avocado

A new twist on an old vegan classic.

Course Breakfast, Main Course
Servings 2


  • 1/2 package firm tofu, pressed for 10 minutes
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1/2 head cauliflower
  • 4 scallions
  • 4 asparagus spears
  • 1/2 avocado
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Microgreens, for garnish
  • Olive oil, for cooking
  • Toasted walnuts


  1. Chop the cauliflower into bite sized pieces. Thinly slice the scallions and chop the asparagus into bite sized pieces.

  2. Heat olive oil in a pan over medium heat and add the turmeric. Stir it around.

  3. Add the cauliflower to the pan and sauté until the cauliflower is bright yellow and starting to char. Add the scallions and asparagus and cook until they are bright green. Season with salt and pepper.

  4. Add some toasted walnuts into the food processor and pulse until they are crumbly.

  5. To serve, add the scramble to a plate and sprinkle with ground up walnuts. Serve with sliced avocado and microgreens.

4 thoughts on “Cauliflower Scramble with Asparagus & Avocado

  1. so I LOVE that you posted this. Anyone who takes a thyroid medicine cannot have soy for several hours, so I rarely get to enjoy a tofu scramble. appreciate you making a yummy recipe that I can have!

  2. Hi, I love your idea of using cauliflower as a scramble but am confused about where the tofu comes in please,.

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