10 Vegan Recipes with Mushrooms

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For you; lover of all mushrooms.

Mushrooms get a bad rap. If you’re new to the fungi universe, then these strange funny-looking edible umbrellas will strike you as odd ingredients to include in a meal. In spite of their looks, mushrooms are a staple ingredient within the vegan community. They pack a ton of nutrition without the heavy calories.

In this post, you will see vegan recipes from different types of mushrooms. The mushrooms included in the recipes are:

  • White Button
  • Enoki
  • Portobello
  • King Oyster
  • Dryed Shiitake

Try these healthy vegetarian recipes with mushrooms today.

Vegan Recipes with White Button Mushrooms

These are probably the most common mushrooms available in the grocery store. However, don’t let their simplicity fool you. White button mushrooms are one of the most versatile in the kitchen.

Also extremely convenient. These mushrooms are the easiest to clean and can be eaten raw or cooked. Look out for their close cousin, the baby bellas. They mainly differ in color and texture however it’s common to use them interchangeably.

Chinese Mushroom with Spicy Soy Sauce by Dassana’s Veg Recipes

This recipe would go great with some noodles or it can be consumed on its own as a soup. Easy to make (the recipe includes photos in each step) and packs a spicy-savory punch in each spoonful. If you have a craving for Asian cuisine then this will definitely satisfy you.

Vegan Risotto Mushroom Recipe by Loving it Vegan

In not more than one hour, you can impress your guests with this Italian staple. In this example, the mushroom used is the Cremini Mushroom. Also known as Baby Bellas, these mushrooms are close cousins of the white button mushroom. It’s common to use them interchangeably.

Vegan Mushroom Stroganoff by Rainbow Plant Life

Creamy deliciousness in a bowl. Stroganoff is a popular dish in Russia and of course, it has a vegan-friendly version. You’ll feel satisfied and full when you finish wiping the plate clean. You can use a mixture of mushroom varieties in this dish. For the purpose of keeping it simple and budget-friendly, this recipe is made with cremini mushrooms.

Vegan Recipes with Enoki Mushrooms

These mushrooms are so cute. Like many mushrooms, enokis’ can be eaten cooked or raw as long as you wash them appropriately. The thin, slender strands give it a unique crunchy texture. They are delicately savory without being excessively meaty or earthy. Perfect if you’re looking for a mild-tasting mushroom to complement your meal.

Enoki Mushrooms Straight-Up by A Couple Cooks

These little buddies are great as side dishes or appetizers. As you throw in spices and condiments in the pan these mushrooms will act like sponges and soak all flavors and aromas. Sonya and Alex from A Couple Cooks really hit it out of the park with this one.

Enoki Mushroom Pancakes by Good Old Vegan

Are you kidding me? This oriental-inspired snack must be one of the tastiest, savory yet healthiest pancakes available. Some of the perks of this recipe are it doesn’t require a food processor and the total cook time is relatively short – 35 minutes.

Vegan Recipes with Portobello Mushrooms

Also known as mushrooms that look like umbrellas. The Portobello is one of the densest in texture and intense in flavor. Usually, people love em’ or hate em’. For some, an acquired taste. For others, a vegan delicacy.

Hint: for a more mild flavor, remove the gills of the mushroom. Gills are found under the mushroom cap. Remove the stem and gently scrape the gills using a spoon. Removing the gills will also improve the appearance of the presentation.

Grilled Portobello Mushrooms by Well Plated

One of the simplest ways to make portobello mushrooms! In 25 minutes you’ll have four portobellos cleaned, grilled, and ready to eat. Portobellos are amazing because they punch with meaty flavor while carrying limited calories. Additionally, this grilled portobello recipe lacks processed ingredients. They’re an excellent option if you’re looking to eat a plant-based meal with few ingredients.

Portobello mushroom burger by Gaz Oakley

When burgers and portobello mushrooms unite, it creates a special bond. If you want a lower calorie option when it comes to vegan burgers then give this Korean-style portobello mushroom burger a chance.

By the way, if you love burgers then you need to check out this amazing list of the best vegan burger recipes.

Vegan Mushroom Wellington by Delicious Everyday

mushroom wellington
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This one will definitely test your cooking skills. Debated whether its origin is from France, Central Africa, or England; the wellington is a strong dish craved by many. Of course, this recipe substitutes the beef with portobello mushrooms.

Vegan Recipes with King Oyster Mushrooms

The king of mushrooms. Also known as the king trumpet, this mushroom is characterized by its thick trunk. It’s not the most common mushroom in the grocery store, however, people demand it for its distinct umami flavor.

King Oyster Basic Recipe by A Couple Cooks

Quickly sauteing the mushrooms is the most basic form of preparing them. You can be done in about 5 minutes. If you frequently enjoy savory snacks but calories must remain low then this recipe is the perfect treat.

Vegan Recipes with Dried Shiitake Mushrooms

These mushrooms are like the ones you see in the movies. Cartoon-like shape but isn’t playing around when it comes to flavor and nutritional value. Some articles suggest shiitake mushrooms contain many of the amino acids found in meat. Shiitake mushrooms are not only good for your palate but also good for the heart as it contains three compounds that help lower cholesterol.

Combinations with other key ingredients

In this post, some type of fungi was the main ingredient in all of the dishes. However, mushrooms can share the stage with other plant-based ingredients and make an impressive meal. Some of these ingredients are:

  • Zucchini
  • Spinach
  • Potatoes
  • Broccoli
  • Rice
  • Cauliflower