Gabriella Rizzello

Vegan Shakshouka

Flavoursome tofu goodness for two.

Serves 2.
Prep Time: 4 minutes
Cooking Time: 10 minutes


  1. 1 Onion
  2. 1 Garlic clove
  3. 1 Red pepper (thinly slices into strips)
  4. 200g Firm Tofu
  5. 200g (1 cup) Baby tomatoes (chopped in half)
  6. 100g (1/2 cup) Baby spinach
  7. 1tsp Cumin
  8. ½ tsp Turmeric (or grating of fresh)
  9. 2tbsp Nutritional yeast
  10. 1 Lemon (juice)
  11. Handful of coriander (roughly chopped)
  12. Handful of parsley (roughly chopped)
  13. Salt and Pepper
  14. Paprika for sprinkling
  15. Olive oil or coconut oil for frying


  • Dice the onion and gently fry in a pan with some olive oil. Add the crushed garlic, pepper, cumin and turmeric.
  • Crumble the tofu into the pan using your hands, add the nutritional yeast and mix until well combined. Leave to cook for 5 minutes.
  • Add the chopped tomatoes to the pan along with 100 ml of water. Once the tomatoes start to break down add the spinach. Leave to cook for another 5 minutes.
  • Add the seasoning, squeeze over the fresh lemon juice and sprinkle over the herbs and paprika.

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