This sandwich has got it all – a hearty roast Maitake mushroom, a creamy pumpkin hummus, and a thick french onion dipping sauce. The recipe takes a bit of prep but it's well worth the trouble for this decadent, sandwich.

Maitake Mushroom Sandwich With French Onion Soup Dip [Vegan]

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For the Hummus:

  • 4 tablespoons pumpkin
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 2 tablespoons tahini
  • 1/2 lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 clove garlic

For the Rest:

  • 1 baked Maitake mushroom
  • Several onions
  • 2 rolls
  • 6 or 7 sage leaves
  • Vegan cheese
  • Oil
  • Salt


To Make the Hummus:

  1. Mix all of the ingredients for the hummus in a blender until they're smooth.

For the Maitake:

  1. Preheat the oven to 400ºF.
  2. Season the maitake with salt and pepper and put a little oil on the mushroom.
  3. Put it in the oven for about 20 mins

For the French Onion Soup:

  1. Cut several types of onion and sauté them for about 20 minutes with a little coconut oil.
  2. When they are with a golden color, add a little vegetable broth and let it cook for about 30 minutes.
  3. Remove some onion for the sandwich and crush up the rest in the broth to make a dip. Reduce it at a low heat if you want it to be a bit thicker.

For the Sandwich:

  1. Spread the rolls with hummus, lay the mushrooms and onions on top of that.
  2. Close it and dip away.

Nutritional Information

Total Calories: 528 | Total Carbs: 72 g | Total Fat: 20 g | Total Protein: 19 g | Total Sodium: 726 g | Total Sugar: 13 g Calculation not including vegan cheese. Note: The information shown is based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.


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