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Tofu Breakfast Sandwich

Tofu Breakfast Sandwich

Breakfast/Snack Crediting for Ages 3-5

Total Time

20 minutes

Serving Size

1/2 cup breakfast sandwich



meat and grains


Meat/Meat Alternate, Grains


  • 1 (16 oz) packages firm tofu, drained
  • 2 tbsp of corn starch or chickpea flour
  • 2 tbsp parmesan cheese or nutritional yeast
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp garlic salt
  • 1/8 tsp turmeric (for color, optional)
  • Vegetable oil
  • 8 (1 oz) cheese slices
  • 8 WGR English muffins


  1. Wrap the tofu with a clean towel and press to remove extra liquid. Cut the tofu in half horizontally. Then cut the tofu from the top into 8 rectangular patties
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together all the dry ingredients.
  3. Place each patty in the bowl and coat with the dry ingredients on all sides.
  4. Over medium heat, heat about 1-2 tablespoons of oil in a skillet. Cook each tofu patty for 3 to 5 minutes on each side or until golden brown.
  5. Place hot tofu patty and a slice of cheese in an English muffin. Cut in half and serve warm.

1/2 sandwich provides 3/4 oz eq. meat alternate and 3/4 oz eq. grains

Creditable Stamp 2017