If you are new to eating vegan food, you might miss eggs. It’s a traditional breakfast food and you might think it’s difficult to find or make vegan ‘egg’ dishes. However, there are so many alternatives. Plant-based eating is incredibly creative and there are plenty of ways to achieve the flavor and texture of your favorite classic dishes, including eggs!
Whether you are missing eggs or just want to impress your friends and family with vegan alternatives, we’ve got you covered with these 15 amazing vegan egg recipes from our Food Monster App. Enjoy!
1. Omelet Muffins
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This Omelet Muffins recipe by Evi Oravecz may look fancy, especially if you call it a soufflé and serve it as a part of a beautiful dinner, but it’s actually super simple. All you need is a food processor, a few simple ingredients and some baking ramekins. You can also prepare the batter and the sautéed veggies the night before eating, then all you have to do is turn on the oven when you wake up. The muffins will rise high (as a good soufflé) and then will slowly start to sink, so get them to the table as quickly as possible. They are still delicious the next day even cold, but they won’t look that pretty anymore. The leftovers can be used as a yummy sandwich spread.
2. ‘Eggy’ Tofu Scramble
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3. Southwestern Tofu Scramble With Roast Potatoes
This is a hearty breakfast full of flavor and vibrant colors! The southwestern flavors in Rini Desai‘s Tofu Scramble are the perfect way to start the day. Tofu is crumbled and cooked with black beans, corn, bell pepper, and Tex-Mex-inspired spices, then served with hearty roasted potatoes. Good morning!
4. Breakfast ‘Egg’ Muffins
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Egg muffins without the egg. Innovation at its finest. Nutritional yeast and black salt make Philipp Ertl‘s ‘Egg’ Muffins ‘eggy!’ These are perfect for breakfast: short preparation time, pop em’ in the oven, and serve. And they’re just way too cute to pass up. They aren’t just full of protein, soy-free, and gluten-free but also super delicious.
5. Sunny Side Up Fried ‘Egg’
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Miriam Sorrell‘s vegan Fried ‘Egg’ is very simple to make once you see how. Like all genius things, they are simple after they have been conceptualized, made, and served – so often is the case with the benefit of hindsight! So exciting! So, you want eggs? Now you can eat your heart out without the cholesterol or the cruelty, but with all the good taste. The white of the egg works perfectly, the yolk, well, taste for yourself, MMMMmmmmmm!!! Now, you can prepare vegan fried eggs in minutes. Once you have made these once, you will only need to look at the recipe for quantities in the future – yes, it’s that easy!
6. Chickpea and Asparagus Frittata
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7. Garbanzo Bean Flour Omelets
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Similar in texture, taste and feel to egg omelets but much richer and cleaner, Maya Sozer‘s Garbanzo Bean Flour Omelets make for a delicious and nutritious breakfast with all of the protein and none of the cholesterol.
8. Tofu Benedict With Hollandaise
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Give tofu a real chance if you haven’t yet. It comes in many textures, and all it requires is proper seasoning and cooking technique! If you thought your vegan life would never let you dive deep into a plate full of bennies again, think again. Try the Tofu Benedict With Hollandaise from the Hot for Food cookbook and see!
9. Sweet Potato Frittata
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Taryn Fitz-Gerald‘s vegan Sweet Potato Frittata is made with sautéed onions and chickpea flour. It’s the perfect dish that is full of great nutrition and can be beautifully plated with a crisp green salad.
10. Chickpea Flour Quiche
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Chrysta Hiser‘s little gems Chickpea Flour Quiches are like a chickpea flour omelet in a snackable portable form. When I first took these out of the oven I was thinking in my head, “hmmm, yeah I’ll be able to eat about five of these…” Man was I wrong. These are ridiculously filling, yet surprisingly light, and I was pretty content after just one.
11. Chickpea Flour Omelet With Turmeric Mushrooms
Breakfast just got a huge upgrade with Deniz Kilic‘s Chickpea Flour Omelet. It may take you a few tries to cook it just right, but it is SO worth it. It tastes egg-y and satisfying without any of the cholesterol and you can put countless toppings on this and just make it a huge omelette party. More people should have those. You should be the first to have one. Get ready to see the magic that is chickpea flour.
12. Spicy Tofu Scramble and Avocado Breakfast Burritos
Sara Hohn‘s spicy Breakfast Burrito is the right way to kick off your morning. It’s stuffed with scrambled tofu, made spicy from fresh jalapeño peppers, fresh greens, avocado, and a zingy hot sauce, makes this a satisfying and manageable breakfast or brunch. You could even add black beans, or a drizzle of Sriracha, if jalapeño isn’t spicy enough for you.
13. Runny Fried ‘Egg’
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Nancy Montuori‘s vegan egg yolk is plopped inside of pan-seared delicate slices of tofu that mimic egg whites. There are lots of ways to enjoy this vegan egg yolk. You can make a simple vegan fried egg sandwich on toast or vegan Eggs Benedict. You can also use it as a simple morning dipping sauce with vegan buttered toast.
14. Potato Hash and Tofu Scramble Skillet
This big heaping breakfast skillet from the Hot for Food cookbook is perfect for serving a household of hungry mouths! Serving meals in a skillet brings out that warm and fuzzy feeling inside, and somehow even makes the meal taste better.
15. Cheesy Garlic and Onion Tofu Scramble
Christina Bedetta‘s “cheesy” tofu scramble is a wonderful dish to start your day with. The tender onions and garlic are slowly mixed into the tofu and tied together with the cheesiness of the nooch and finished with the aromatic flare that the fresh basil provides.
We hope you enjoy these delicious vegan egg recipes. Share them with anyone who might want to stop eating eggs, but doesn’t know where to start. For more information on avoiding eggs, check out The Scary Reasons Why You Should Avoid Chicken and Eggs as Sources of Protein, You Will Never Eat Eggs Again After Reading This, and 5 Reasons to Stay Clear of Eggs.
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