Who doesn’t love mushrooms? With their earthy flavor, and the fact that they are so low-calorie, it’s easy to make so many great recipes with them and you’ll find the all here in this easy vegetarian mushroom recipes collection.
In this carefully curated list we’ve included all types of mushrooms such as portobello, chestnut, porcini, shiitake, and more, to create fragrant delicious dishes.
Try out new recipes, vegetarian twists on family favorites, meatless curries, and more. We promise you, any meat lovers in your house will have nothing to complain about and be converted into mushroom lovers!
I’ve tirelessly trawled through hundreds of tasty recipes to bring you the finest selection, and have also broken them down into recipe sections so you can more easily find the mushroom fix you fancy.
Check out the categories below and click to jump to where you want to be, or scroll on down to enjoy all the mushroomy goodness!
- Mushroom curries
- Mushroom entrées
- Mushroom pasta dishes
- Mushroom sandwiches
- Mushroom side dishes
- Mushroom soups and stews
- Mushroom tacos
- Stuffed mushrooms
(Pssst don’t forget that the best way to prepare mushrooms for cooking is to just wipe them with a clean damp cloth or paper towel and cut off any hard dried discoloured edges such as the base of the foot. Never “wash” them as they’ll absorb a ton of water)
Who doesn’t love a good curry? Hearty mushrooms bring an extra layor of umami flavor to these dishes. Check out these delicious recipes ranging from creamy mushroom masala to Sri Lankan mushroom curry. Pair with some fluffy homemade naan bread and this delicious five-minute onion raita.
Mushroom Tikka Masala
A tasty one-pot meatless alternative to chicken tikka masala with a highly rated recipe using simple healthy ingredients.
Easy Sri Lankan Mushroom Curry
An unforgettable vegan recipe using oyster mushrooms and a typical Sri Lankan spice mix, with the added creaminess of coconut milk.
Mushroom Do Pyaza
Mushroom Do Pyaza (did you know it means "two onions" in Hindi?) is a spiced tasty vegan and gluten-free Indian curry with a traditional onion and tomato-based sauce.
Oyster Mushroom Curry
- A delicious mild vegetarian mushroom curry using oyster mushrooms to replace meat and a cream-based sauce.
Kadai Mushroom Curry Recipe
Kadai is a type of Indian wok used for cooking, and the name is also given to a popular onion-tomato-based gravy (sauce) made in it and used in this curry.
Vegan Portobello Mushroom Curry
This Indian-inspired curry has a simple rich tomato-based sauce and uses flavorful portobello mushrooms for a curry so good no one will ask where's the meat!
A delicious simple Indian curry with a tomato cream-based sauce (swap for coconut cream to make it dairy-free).
Potato Mushroom Curry
A gluten-free nut-free semi-dry thick creamy curry that uses yogurt and makes for a perfect quick healthy weeknight dinner.
Mushrooms are often relegated to being garnish or a side dish but these filling main dishes will change your mind. Here we’ll find recipes combining with flaky pastry for a pot pie or a rich sauce for a good bouguignon.
Mushroom Lentil Pot Pie
A hearty creamy mushroom and lentil pot pie topped with a flaky buttery puff pastry crust, come together in under an hour for a delicious filling main dish.
Creamy Mushroom Polenta
A thick hearty vegan side dish of perfectly seasoned polenta with an umami mushroom topping, add veggies or tofu to round out your vegetarian main meal.
This mushroom leek quiche tart has a rich filling and a buttery golden crust and is freezer friendly for making ahead or meal-prepping.
Mushroom Puff Pastry Tart
A savory tart that is super easy to make and full of bold flavors such as marjoram, sour cream, mushrooms, and cheese.
This picture-perfect mushroom galette also features thyme, garlic, and fontina cheese all parcelled up with savory mushrooms in a beautiful golden crust.
Easy Vegan Mushroom Bourguignon
This bourguignon features a mix of mushrooms in a deeply savory red wine and thyme sauce, perfect spooned over mashed potatoes for a filling uncomplicated midweek meal.
An impressive roulade made with mushrooms, spinach and walnuts, eggs, and cream cheese, this dish is also extremely low in carbs and suitable for the keto diet.
Creamy Mushroom Risotto
A tried and true favorite for a reason, oozy gooey creamy mushroom risotto is a famous and beloved vegetarian dish that's included on many menus. Try this gorgeous homemade version and you'll swoon in delight.
This healthy homemade mushroom shawarma will eliminate the need to visit your local kebab eatery for quite a while, and is a great vegetarian alternative other than the omnipresent falafel.
Quick, easy, and super satisfying, these mushroom fajitas are the perfect family-friendly midweek dinner or fun lunch. Add the toppings to the table in small bowls and everyone can customize theirs to their personal preference.
Mushroom Pasta Dishes
Whittling down the best mushroom pasta dishes was a painstaking process but well worth is when you gaze upon these delicious noodle-y beauties! Here you’ll find vegetarian versions of old classics like bolognese, tagliatelle al funghi, and more creamy delicious pasta dishes with mushrooms.
Mushroom Pasta Dishes
Mushroom Vegetarian Bolognese Sauce
Spag bol was definitely a childhood favorite in our house, and mushrooms with pasta is always a winner so this rich mushroom vegetarian bolognese sauce is definitely on our weekly recipe rotation.
Tagliatelle Ai Funghi
A lighter veganized version of the classic Italian recipe, this Tagliatelle al Funghi is tasty and virtually fat-free!
Vegan Mushroom Walnut Bolognese
Another bolognese recipe (you can never have too many!) this delicious vegan version adds walnuts to mushrooms for a meat-substitute with some bite.
Vegan Mushroom-Sage Orzotto
Love risotto? Then you'll love this creamy savory risotto-like dish with barley instead of rice.
Creamy Vegan Mushroom Stroganoff Recipe
This creamy stroganoff comes together in just under 30 minutes, making it perfect for a quick satisfying midweek meal.
Spring Pasta with Peas and Oyster Mushrooms
A fresh light pasta dish with pea pesto, greens, and roasted oyster mushrooms, ready in less than 30 minutes.
Pappardelle al Ragu with Mushrooms
This delicious ragu features a mix of fresh and dried mushrooms and lentils simmered in a rich tomato and garlic sauce with a splash of red wine.
Get in some of your grams of dietary fiber by adding some mushrooms to your sarnie (or sambo, as we say in Ireland). Whether you just want to perk up your grilled cheese or have a hankering for a full-on burger, you’ll find your mushroom sandwich of choice right here (or for vegans take a peek at our vegan sandwich recipes collection).
Vegan Bao Buns with Portobello Mushrooms
Soft thin bao buns with sticky spicy marinaded portobellos, paired with some fresh crunchy salad vegetables make for a mouthwatering experience.
Easy Tuscan Mushroom Bruschetta Recipe
Simple sauteed crimini mushrooms in a balsamic broth with tomatoes, garlic, and herbs top crusty bread for some delicious unforgettable vegetarian bruschetta.
Mushroom Crostini with Burrata
Hearty toasted bread, creamy burrata, fig salsa, and roasted mushrooms. need I say more?
Vegan Mushroom and Onion Sandwich
An easy-to-make delicious sandwich. Keep it vegan or swap out the smoke vegan cheese for smoked gouda.
Easy Vegan Mushrooms Sandwich
A simple fuss-free sandwich with just four ingredients!, including barbecue sauce Use oyster mushrooms, or portobello if you can't find them.
Vegan Fried Chick'n Sandwiches
This looks AMAZING, oyster mushrooms take the place of fried chicken for a plant-based healthier take on this popular recipe. The recipe makes enough for two, but there is no way I am sharing!
Grilled Portobello Mushroom Torta with Roasted Poblano
Tortas are Mexican-style sandwiches on fluffy buns, and this vegetarian version with portobello, poblano pepper, tomatoes, and homemade guacamole looks delicious.
Vegan Portobello Burger with Pesto Mayonnaise
A hearty vegan hamburger sandwich with homemade mayonnaise, caramelized onions , tomato, and a juicy portobello patty.
Mushroom Side Dishes
Upgrade any meal with these yummy mushroom side dishes, some can even double up as appetizers! Whether you want to wow everyone with fried morels with lemon crema or homemade mushroom dumplings, or simply put together a quick healthy side like garlic mushroom quinoa, you’ll find all these recipes and more in this section.
Mushroom Side Dishes
Easy Mushroom and Nut Vegetarian Sausage Rolls
These easy vegetarian sausage rolls are absolutely delicious and would be perfect as a side or a party appetizer, and very kid-friendly.
Baked Vegan Mushroom Fries with Vegan Aioli
A low-carb but not low-taste alternative to traditional fries or wedges, these mushroom fries have a far superior texture to zucchini when baked and pair perfectly with aioli.
Mushroom Salad Recipe
You knew that mushrooms were healthy but did you know you can use them in a salad (I didn't)? Try this tasty low-calorie salad next time you fancy something light to pair with your main.
Ajillo Mushrooms (Spanish Garlic Mushrooms)
Ajillo mushrooms are a popular vegetarian (and vegan) tapa in Spain where I live. One bite of this delicious recipe and you'll be able to see why. Make it in just ten minutes with simple fresh ingredients.
Breaded Garlic Mushrooms
I used to always beg for these any time we got a takeaway when I was a child, the hot juicy garlicky mushrooms pair so well with the crunchy exterior and a cool dip like the creamy chive one included here.
Creamy Mushroom Pockets
A super simple retro recipe perfect for feeding a crowd, these quick easy creamy mushroom pockets have buttery baby bella mushrooms in a creamy sauce all wrapped up in flaky pastry.
Easy Vegan Portobello Mushroom Steaks
These tasty steak-style portobello mushrooms are marinated and then oven-baked for a steak so flavorful you won't miss the meat.
Fried Morels & Lemon Crema (How to Fry Morel Mushrooms)
This has to be the perfect recipe for entertaining, learn how to cook morels properly and serve them with lemon crema for this incredibly inventive dish that would also be great as an appetizer.
Vegan Mushroom Gravy
A perennial favorite for vegans and vegetarians alike, this creamy umami gravy is just perfect over biscuits, grits, and mashed potatoes.
Mushroom Dumplings with Spicy Black Garlic Soy Sauce
Wow, your guests or family and friends by preparing your own mushroom dumplings and serving them with this gorgeous spicy black garlic soy sauce for dipping.
This easy mushroom spread (or pate) is a scrumptious vegetarian alternative to regular spreads and/or pates. Slather thickly over crisp crackers or melba toast to a gorgeous appetizer or pair with crusty bread for a nice side dish.
Lemon & Black Pepper Oyster Mushrooms
Forget chicken nuggets with these crispy crunchy chewy lemon and black pepper-baked oyster mushrooms, a much more grown-up plant-based alternative.
Delish Mushroom Meatballs
No meat is needed for these delicious perfect mushroom meatballs. Gluten-free and vegan, serve them with sauce for a side dish or top your pasta with them.
One-Pot Garlic Mushroom Quinoa
Ready in less than 20 minutes, this simple one-pot garlic mushroom quinoa is the perfect clean-eating side dish.
Mushroom Soups and Stews
There is nothing more comforting than a creamy mushroom soup or hearty stew. They’re so versatile and can be made on the stovetop, with an Instant Pot or pressure cooker, but my favorite has to be in a slow cooker.
Enjoy as a light meal or make it more filling by serving soups with some sour cream and chives on top and a side of buttered garlic bread, or serve stews over polenta and sprinkle with veggie parmesan.
Mushroom Soups & Stews
Creamy Mushroom Thyme & Blue Cheese Soup
A nourishing comforting creamy mushroom soup with thyme flavors and the tang of blue cheese, make it in just 35 minutes with eight simple ingredients.
Shiitake Mushroom Noodle Soup with miso
A quick savory broth with miso, lemon, ginger, and mushrooms, the ultimate speedy weeknight dinner or pick-me-up when feeling a bit under the weather.
Vegan Corn and Mushroom Soup
Simple, quick, comforting, and loaded with vegetables, this Indo-Chinese style soup really hits the spot.
Spicy Mushroom-Noodle Soup with Fresh Herbs
This spicy mushroom noodle soup bowl is a great vegetarian riff on ramen and is based on a New York Times recipe.
Wild Mushroom Soup
A thick decadent soup with tons of umami from a mixture of fresh and dried mushrooms, miso, herbs, garlic, and tamari.
Scottish Mushroom Stew
A traditional Scottish mushroom stew which requires just a handful of everyday ingredients served over mashed potatoes for a hearty filling meal.
Goji Berries, Mushroom and Sweet Potato Soup
This goji berries, mushroom, and sweet potato soup is a nutritional powerhouse of tasty goodness, and is even vegan too!
Oyster Mushroom Chowder
A vegan, oil-free, gluten-free easy version of chowder, super comforting and satisfying with added potatoes, brazil nuts, and tempeh bacon crumbles.
Mushroom Barley Soup [Instant Pot or Stove Top]
If you love barley then this mushroom barley soup is for you. You just need six ingredients to make it either on the stovetop or in your Instant Pot.
Wild Rice Mushroom Soup
Cozy, hearty dairy-free wild mushroom soup in under an hour, packed with flavor and healthier than traditional wild rice soup.
Easy Mushroom Stew Recipe
A super aromatic herby mushroom stew that can be served over polenta or mashed potatoes.
Vegan Mushroom Lentil Stew
An easy one-pot hearty meal, perfect for feeding the family on Meatless Monday, packed with lentils, mushrooms, and veggies.
Cream of Mushroom Soup
This cream of mushroom soup uses coconut milk instead of dairy for a vegan version that's filling and good for you.
Who needs meat when you have both mushrooms AND tacos? Pass me a margarita now and let’s try these warm mouthfuls of bliss with ALL the toppings.
Vegetarian Breakfast Tacos (with mushrooms and eggs)
These filling breakfast tacos will even satisfy any meat-eaters in the house, the filling can be prepped ahead of time or made from scratch on the day in just 20 minutes.
Chipotle Mushroom & Sweet Potato Tacos
Spicy, smoky mushroom sweet potato tacos with avocado-lime crema in a soft tortilla, filling and delicious.
Easy Mushroom Tacos with Chimichurri Sauce
Ready in under 30 minutes, with just a handful of ingredients and a fresh homemade chimichurri sauce, these tacos will go down a treat.
Vegan Pulled Oyster Mushroom Tacos
Forget pulled jackfruit and try these pulled oyster mushroom tacos with just eight ingredients needed for the filling!
Vegan Portobello Mushroom Tacos with Avocado Crema
A meaty portobello avocado-crema filling perfect for tacos or serve leftovers with beans and rice for another delicious and filling meal.
Stuffed mushrooms are perfect as starters or side dishes and also make amazing party food with their tiny individual servings. Unlike most other stuffed vegetables, mushrooms require very little preparation in order to stuff, and shrink less, making them the perfect stuffable ingredient!
Cheese and Butterbean Stuffed Mushrooms
Combining cheese and butterbeans is a genius mushroom stuffing idea, try these creamy cheezy baked mushrooms and you'll see what we mean!
Mozzarella Stuffed Mushrooms
If it were up to me I would stuff everything with mozzarella so these yummy cheesy mushrooms definitely get my vote!
Cheesy spinach garlic stuffed portobello mushrooms topped with crispy breadcrumbs, so filling and sastisfying you could enjoy them as a main dish.
Tuscan Style Stuffed Mushrooms
This beautiful showstopping dish doesn't just feature the mushrooms stuffed, they're also served in a creamy sun-dried tomato sauce for even more tastiness.
Baked Portobello Mushrooms
Simple baked portobellos with a seasoned creamy cheesy filling. Nom nom. I love these with a simple green salad and crusty bread for mopping up the juices.
Garlic Butter Mushrooms with Blue Cheese
I love mushrooms in garlic butter, and I also love blue cheese stuffed mushrooms so time to level up with this simple recipe that combines them both.
Crispy Button Mushrooms with Herbs & Melted Cheese
This luxurious starter using cute button mushrooms would make the perfect hors d'oeuvres.
Garlic Rosemary Polenta Stuffed Mushrooms
Stuffing mushrooms with polenta not only makes them vegan, it also makes them more filling and satisfying, try it.
Friday 21st of January 2022
Loved this collection of mushroom recipes, can't wait to try them all.
Thursday 20th of January 2022
This is a wonderful collection of mushroom recipes, very handy when you have a house ful of mushroom lovers.
Thursday 20th of January 2022
Thank you Seema, so glad you like it!