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It’s saucy, it’s smokey, it’s the ALL-DAY Breakfast Sandwich! It might take you the whole day to get through it, too.

Layers of thick maple-glazed tofu belly, soft chickpea egg, a whole home-made hash brown, leafy greens and drool-worthy lashings of Sriracha mayo. Assemble between a bagel for an English muffin for the full effect! Just don’t forget the napkins.

Smokey Tofu Breakfast Sandwich

Smokey Tofu Breakfast Sandwich

  • 4Servings


Thick Slab Tofu Belly

    • 1 block tofu, sliced 4 thick slices
    • 1⁄4 cup tamari (gluten-free – low sodium)
    • 3 TBS olive oil
    • 2 TBS maple syrup
    • 1 tsp granulated onion or garlic
    • 1⁄2 tsp smoked paprika
    • Black pepper to taste

Chickpea Egg Salad

    • 1 can chickpeas, drained
    • 3 TBS fresh chopped parsley
    • 2 TBS vegan mayo
    • ½ tsp turmeric
    • ½ tsp black salt
    • Salt, kosher to taste
    • Black pepper, to taste

Hash Brown

    • 1 Maris Piper, grated
    • 1 TBS Oil
    • 1 TBS rice flour (or cornflour or potato flour)
    • Black pepper
    • Salt to taste


LOW & SLOW Thick Slab Tofu Belly:

  1. Preheat oven to 180c: In a bowl or jar, whisk or shake together the tamari, maple syrup, granulated onion, paprika, salt, and pepper
  2. Place in a small baking dish and pour the marinade over them to cover evenly. Marinade overnight for the best result.
  3. Then cover with parchment and Roast for 30 – 45 minutes @180c, remove from oven and let cool. Reheat by pan-searing in a hot skillet before serving.

Chickpea Egg salad:

  1. In a large bowl add drained chickpeas and mash with a potato masher.
  2. Add in remaining ingredients and gently fold and stir all together.
  3. Form into 4 small round patties – warm slightly in the oven or microwave.

Hash Brown

  1. Add all ingredients to a bowl and mix.
  2. Heat skillet on med-high heat, form in small patties and cook on both sides until golden brown and crispy.
  3. Bake in 200c for 10-15 minutes to finish


  1. Toast bagel or English muffin
  2. Sriracha mayo dressing (optional)
  3. Leafy greens for color (optional)
  4. Assemble sandwich
  5. Have Napkins
  6. Eat!

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