Monday, February 26, 2024

Breakfast ‘Totchos’ With Mung Bean Scramble and Black Beans

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Tater tots form the base of this breakfast “totchos” recipe topped with black beans, vegan scramble, dairy-free cheese and sour cream.

What can I really say about this breakfast contribution except that it’s another tasty way to shovel scramble in your face! If you know me, you know I love tots, perhaps even more than french fries or onion rings … but do I have to pick? Don’t you love all your children equally?! I can’t pick. These totcho toppings are mere suggestions but it’s how I fix mine — you do whatever you want.

Whip up the vegan mung bean scramble ahead of time for an easy meal.

Read more about the benefits of beans — from our health to the planet.

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Breakfast Totchos With Vegan Mung Bean Scramble and Black Beans

World collide in this delicious breakfast totchos recipe.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American, vegan
Keyword vegan
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Servings 4

Ingredients

  • 1 package frozen tater tots
  • 1 cup vegan cheddar cheese shreds
  • 1 cup tofu or mung bean scramble
  • ½ cup canned black beans, drained and rinsed
  • ½ cup grape tomatoes, halved
  • cup thinly sliced jalapeño
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped green onion (white and light green parts)
  • vegan sour cream for serving

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 425°F.
  • Spread out the tater tots on a baking sheet in an even layer and bake for 25 to 35 minutes, until golden brown and very crispy, or bake according to package directions (bake time may vary depending on the brand).
  • Gather the tots closer together on the baking sheet to assemble the totchos or transfer them to a square baking dish if you’d rather. Top the tots with half the cheese, then add the scramble, black beans, tomatoes, jalapeños, remaining cheese, and green onion.
  • Broil on high for 4 to 5 minutes or until the cheese is melted and golden brown on top.
  • Drizzle with vegan sour cream and serve.

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Reprinted with permission from Hot for Food All Day, by Lauren Toyota. Ten Speed Press 2021. All rights reserved.

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