13 Hearty Vegan Mushroom Recipes

A new study found that eating more mushrooms can help keep your brain healthy. Keep things interesting with these drool-worthy vegan mushroom recipes!

Mushrooms do more than protect your brain health. They’re one of the only plant-based foods that contains vitamin D. They also protect you from certain types of cancer, boost your immune system, aid digestion and protect heart health.

Beyond their health benefits, mushrooms are just plain delicious. They add umami—a savory, satisfying flavor—to any dish. With their meaty texture and rich flavor, mushrooms up the ante on everything from soups and stews to pasta dishes and sandwiches.

13 Hearty Vegan Mushroom Recipes

Vegan Mushroom Recipes

Ready to eat more mushrooms? Try these amazing vegan mushroom recipes to reap mushrooms’ health benefits with a side of flavor!

1. Spinach Mushroom Pockets

Did you know that many store-bought brands of puff pastry are vegan? It’s true! Just check the ingredients for butter to be sure. Then head home, stuff them with a creamy, garlicky spinach-mushroom mixture, and devour!

2. Smoky Mushroom Gravy

Your mashed potatoes will never be the same. This rich mushroom gravy is so hearty that you’ll never miss the meat, and it couldn’t be easier to make! If you can stir, you can whip this gravy together.

3. Stuffed Mushrooms

There are so many delicious ways to stuff a mushroom! Depending on the type of mushroom and stuffing you choose, stuffed ‘shrooms can be an appetizer or an entree. Whether you opt for spicy soyrizo, garlic kale, fresh tomatoes or one of the other ideas on this list, you’re in for a healthy, tasty treat.

4. Vegan ‘Pulled Pork’ Shiitake Mushroom BBQ

Mushrooms’ meaty texture really shines in this vegan BBQ pulled “pulled pork” sandwich. This stovetop recipe is rich and hearty. Spoon the BBQ filling onto your favorite whole grain bun and top with fresh veggies. Supper is served!

13 Hearty Vegan Mushroom Recipes

5. Vegan Mushroom Stroganoff

Beef, schmeef! Why harm a cow when you can use cannellini mushrooms to make decadent mushroom stroganoff instead? The dairy-free sauce gets its richness from white beans, so you get a nice protein and fiber boost, too.

6. Creamy Vegan Mushroom Pasta

Shiitake mushrooms in a tahini-based cream sauce is the perfect pasta topper. Serve with a salad or your favorite steamed or roasted veggies on the side for an easy weeknight meal.

7. Vegan Mushroom Risotto

Risotto can be time-consuming, but not this 10-minute, one pot recipe! Next time you make brown rice, cook up a couple of extra cups, so you can whip up this risotto in minutes later in the week. A touch of hummus is the secret to getting a rich, thick risotto without all of the simmering and waiting.

8. Vegan Mushroom Soup

Mushroom soups are pretty common, but this wild mushroom soup is anything but! The best part is that you make this recipe in your slow cooker, so you don’t have to be there while this hearty, healthy soup simmers to perfection.

13 Hearty Vegan Mushroom Recipes

9. Vegan Mushroom Bourguignon

These simple red wine mushrooms are lovely over pasta or as a side dish with mashed potatoes and your favorite plant-based protein on the side.

10. Mushroom Burgers

These toothsome mushroom burgers have all of the trimmings! There are both stovetop and air fryer directions for this recipe, so choose your own cooking adventure.

11. Hearty Mushroom Stew

You can make this vegan spin on classic beef stew on the stovetop or in your Instant Pot! Either way, you’re in for a cozy meal that’s easy enough for a weeknight dinner.

12. Easy Vegan Mushroom Pie

Even with the from-scratch crust, this savory mushroom pie is seriously easy. Instead of filling a pie pan, you use whole portobello mushrooms as the base for these pies. Stuff with melt-in-your-mouth caramelized onions, then cover the top with the crust and bake. So clever, and so tasty!

13. Chimichurri Mushroom Tacos

Chimichurri is a South American sauce loaded with parsley and chilis that’s similar to pesto in texture. It’s a delicious accent to the garlicky, sauteed cremini mushrooms in these amazing tacos!

All images via recipe authors, used with permission.

54 comments

Sue Magee
Sue Magee26 days ago

Mushrooms just have such a wonderful taste, don't they?

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Jessica K
Jessica K27 days ago

Definitely sound like meals I can get down with. Thanks.

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Christina C
Christina C27 days ago

Yum, they sound so delicious! Thank you for sharing!

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Daniel N
Daniel N27 days ago

Thank you

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Angela K
Angela K29 days ago

Thanks for sharing

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David C
David C29 days ago

thanks

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David C
David C29 days ago

thanks

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Martin H
Martin H29 days ago

Thank yoo for these mouth-watering recipes.

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Mike R
Mike R29 days ago

Thanks

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Sam E M
Sam E M29 days ago

Mmm! Some tempting mushroom recipes to try - thanks.

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