Portobello mushrooms have amazing health benefits. They can help fight a number of diseases and are high in protein, riboflavin, vitamin B2, and selenium. Not only are these mushrooms healthy, but they’re also versatile! Portobellos have a meaty texture so they are great for veganizing comfort foods and adding an earthy touch to your meal. Check out some of these amazing recipes to inspire some creativity in how you are using your shrooms!
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1. Raw Portobello and Shallot Burger
These Raw Portobello and Shallot Burgers by Valentina Chiappa are a must-make for any mushroom lover. Portobello mushroom caps and shallots are marinated in a simple sauce of tamari, olive oil, and fresh herbs, then dehydrated until they take on color. They’re paired with a simple mustard avocado cream, fresh sliced apples, and greens.
2. Stuffed Italian Portobello Mushrooms
These Stuffed Italian Portobello Mushrooms by Koko Brill are made by piling portobello mushroom caps with herbed and sautéed vegetables. All of the savory flavors of these meaty stuffed mushrooms work in harmony together. Italian herbs and spices, combined with black olives and tomatoes, and a drizzle of black truffle oil makes this recipe extra special. Serve these mushrooms as an appetizer to an Italian dinner.
3. Portobello Bacon
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This Portobello Bacon by True Foods Blog is so flavorful, crispy and delicious. It goes well in salads or by itself. For plant based eaters, it is a dream. And for meat eaters, it may be a surprising treat as well. Give it a go!
4. Portobello Pumpkin Ravioli With Sage and Walnut Pesto
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Medha Swaminathan‘s Portobello Pumpkin Ravioli With Sage and Walnut Pesto is wonderful because pumpkin and sage is a classic flavor combination that can’t be beat. These hearty pumpkin ravioli are packed with portobello mushroom filling and topped with a chunky sage and walnut pesto!
5. Portobello Cheesesteak
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These Portobello Cheesesteaks by Vegan Junk Food’s Land Gold are a vegan take on the traditional cheesesteak: meaty to the tooth, the savory sautéed mushrooms mix with peppers and onions in a toasted roll to create a delicious sub. Top it with loads of cheese for melty goodness.
6. Oil-Free Portobello Pepper Steak
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These Oil-Free Portobello Pepper Steaks by The China Study Family Cookbook have all the flavors your family will love! Meaty Portobello mushrooms are cooked in a savory black pepper gravy with onions, bell peppers, and tomatoes until tender and delicious. This pairs perfectly with brown rice or dairy-free mashed potatoes.
7. Broccoli and Portobello ‘Beef’
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Traditional broccoli beef gets a healthy, whole foods makeover in Angel McNall‘s Broccoli and Portobello ‘Beef’ recipe. Portobello mushroom caps are sliced into strips and marinated in an umami sauce that gives them a savory flavor and then sautéed until they’re tender and meaty. Sautéed broccoli adds a fresh flavor and crisp texture that completes the meal.
8. Portobello Fajitas With Chipotle Cashew Cream
This fiesta veggie mixture is solidly spiced with a chipotle kick and just the right amount of lime-induced zing combined with the meaty texture of the Portobellos. Are they simple? Yes, laughably. It takes 30 minutes tops from start to finish to prepare Serena Wolf‘s Portobello Fajitas With Chipotle Cashew Cream, and the hardest thing you’ll have to do is clean some mushrooms
9. Portobello Wellington
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It was finally time to plan out a Vegan Dinner Menu to show all you doubters out there – you know who you are – that gourmet vegan is not only possible , but can stand up to its non-vegan counterparts. This Portobello Wellington by Jennifer Strohmeyer is earthy, naturally sweet and full of flavor. Make this for your next dinner party and you will be sure to impress your friends.
10. Marinated Portobello Sesame Salad with Wonton Crisps
Move over steak salad, this Marinated Portobello Sesame Salad with Wonton Crisps by Dawn Hutchins from Florida Coastal Cooking & Wellness, with marinated Asian portobello, nutty sesame, and crunchy wonton crisps, is going to make your dinner guests so happy – whether they’re plant-based or not.
11. Instant Pot Spinach and Portobello Benedict
Though its fancy name, meaty texture, and earthy flavor might fool you, the portobello is just a type of mature common mushroom, and it can be substituted with cooking-time adjustments in any recipe that calls for them. Silken tofu creates the creamy sauce that works perfectly with this Instant Pot Spinach and Portobello Benedict by I Love My Instant Pot: Vegan Recipe Book.
12. Portobello Lentil Shepherd’s Pie
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Everyone needs a go-to recipe for shepherd’s pie and this Portobello Lentil Shepherd’s Pie by Megan Sadd is a must-try. This hearty, savory shepherd’s pie has a delicious filling of French lentils, sautéed mushrooms, and vegetables in a red wine gravy. Topped with creamy mashed potatoes, it’s the ultimate plant-based comfort food.
13. Arugula Lemon Portobello Pitas
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Gluten-free pitas, filled with spicy arugula, savory Portobello mushrooms, and a lemony finish for a quick and easy, fresh tasting lunch. Only requiring six ingredients, and 20 minutes, these Arugula Lemon Portobello Pitas by Karlie Kashat are a simple, delicious meal your wallet and tastebuds will thank you for.
14. Roasted Portobello Mushroom Fries
15. Seitan Portobello Stew
Source: Seitan Portobello Stew
For more shroomspiration check out 15 Delicious Mushroom-Based Entrées!, 15 Magnificent Veggie Mushroom Recipes!, and 15 Hearty and Meaty Mushroom Recipes! If you need help figuring out which mushroom to choose, take a look at this Mushroom Masterclass: A Comparison Guide From Portobello To Maitake!
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