Spicy Tofu Crumbles

Course: Lunch, DinnerDifficulty: Beginner
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Spicy tofu crumbles are a delicious and versatile plant-based protein option that can be used in a variety of dishes. Made from crumbled tofu that has been seasoned with spices like chili powder, cumin, and paprika, these crumbles have a hearty texture and bold flavor that make them perfect for adding to tacos, burritos, salads, or bowls. They’re also a great option for vegetarian or vegan meal prep since they can be made ahead of time and stored in the fridge or freezer until ready to use. Plus, tofu is an excellent source of protein, iron, and other nutrients that are important for maintaining a healthy diet. So if you’re looking for a tasty meatless protein option that’s easy to make and packed with flavor, give spicy tofu crumbles a try!


  • 1 teaspoon of ground cumin

  • 1 block of firm tofu

  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil

  • 1 teaspoon of smoked paprika

  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced

  • 1/2 teaspoon of chili powder

  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt

  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste


  • Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Drain the tofu and use your hands to crumble it into small pieces.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the olive oil, garlic, cumin, smoked paprika, chili powder, salt, and black pepper.
  • Add the tofu crumbles to the bowl and toss to coat them evenly with the spice mixture.
  • Spread the tofu crumbles out in a single layer on the prepared baking sheet.
  • Bake the tofu for 20-30 minutes, stirring occasionally to ensure even cooking, until it’s golden brown and crispy on the outside.
  • Serve the Spicy Tofu Crumbles as a topping for tacos, salads, or bowls, or use them as a vegan substitute for ground meat in your favorite recipes. Enjoy!


  • Nutritional information may vary depending on the specific ingredients and amounts used in the recipe.

Nutrition Facts

1 servings per container


  • Amount Per Serving% Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 11g 17%
    • Sodium 350mg 15%
    • Amount Per Serving% Daily Value *
    • Total Carbohydrate 4g 2%
      • Dietary Fiber 1.5g 6%
    • Protein 18g 36%

      * The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

      Enjoy your delicious and healthy Spicy Tofu Crumbles!

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