Vegan Mushroom Tacos

June 26, 2022
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These Vegan Mushroom Tacos are a hearty and delicious dinner made with just a few ingredients.

The Mushroom Taco is a tortilla filled with sautéed or grilled mushrooms, guacamole, red onions, and pico de gallo. These vegan tacos are one of the delicious tacos of Mexican cuisine.

Vegetarians and vegans will like this Mexican flavor! Give these mushroom tacos a place at taco parties. Add your favorite fillings to the hot corn tortillas.

Mushroom TacosPhoto By Canva
Taste Score: %80
Difficulty Easy
Servings 4 people
Preparation 30 mins
Cooking 20 mins
Total 50 mins

Tips

  • You can use any type of mushroom. Portobello mushrooms, cremini mushrooms, shiitake mushrooms, or oyster mushrooms are ideal for making mushroom tacos.
  • Rinse the mushrooms. Gently clean the dirt on it.
  • Marinate the mushrooms. Mix olive oil, lemon juice and spices in a bowl and set aside for 10 minutes. You can add soy sauce to the marinade mix if desired.
  • Fry the mushrooms over high heat. This makes the mushrooms crispy. Otherwise, the liquid they release will not evaporate.
  • You can use a corn tortilla or a flour tortilla. You can buy ready-made or make your own tortillas at home.
  • Use a cast iron skillet or non-stick frying pan.
  • To add heat, you can use smoked paprika, jalapeno or hot sauce.
  • You can add a tablespoon of vinegar if the taco filling is too spicy.
  • Squeeze lime juice over tacos to add citrus flavor.
  • You can use tofu to add extra protein to this vegan taco recipe.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Rinse the mushrooms under cold water and pat dry with a paper towel. Cut off the stems of the mushrooms and slice the mushrooms ½ inch thick.
  2. In a bowl, marinade mushrooms with olive oil, lemon juice, and taco seasoning.
  3. Chop the red onions and garlic.
  4. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the onions and garlic.
  5. Then turn on the stove. Cook the mushrooms over medium-high heat for about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  6. Warm the tortillas in the pan.
  7. Add some mushroom filling, guacamole, salsa, or whatever toppings you like inside each warm tortilla.
  8. Serve them with lime wedges.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 Mushroom Tacos
Serves 4
Amount Per Serving
Calories149
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7.7 g9.9%
Sodium 804 mg35%
Protein 4 g8%
Potassium 317 mg6.7%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

What Are Mushroom Tacos?

The Mushroom Taco is a classic Mexican dish. This vegan taco recipe is made with mushrooms, onions, guacamole, salsa, or pico de gallo. Mushrooms are sautéed with various spices or grilled. Then the hot tortilla is filled with various ingredients.

What Kind of Mushrooms Are Used for Mushroom Tacos?

You can use any type of mushroom to make this plant based mushroom taco. Portobello mushrooms, cremini mushrooms, shiitake mushrooms, or oyster mushrooms are ideal for making mushroom tacos.

You can also use more than one type of mushroom. You can sauté, roast in the oven, or grill them.

For more, you can check out our article ‘Types of Edible Mushrooms and Their Uses’.

What To Serve with Mushroom Tacos?

You can serve these homemade mushroom tacos on their own. It also goes well with lunch or dinner. It pairs perfectly with many Mexican dishes as a side dish or appetizer. You can serve it with taco fillings such as avocado, shredded red cabbage, black beans, lettuce or sauces.

Here are our delicious recipes that you can serve with Mushroom Tacos:

How To Store Mushroom Tacos?

It is best to consume homemade mushroom tacos immediately after making them. However, mushrooms and tortillas can be stored in the refrigerator or freezer.

How Long Does a Mushroom Taco Keep in the Refrigerator? To store tacos, store mushroom stuffing and tortillas separately in airtight containers. This way, it can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Can Mushroom Tacos Be Frozen? Yes. Mushroom filling will last up to 3 months in an airtight container or ziplock bag. Before consuming, make sure that the cork is not spoiled. Then heat the mushrooms.

Can the Mushroom Taco be Reheated? Yes. If you have stored the mushroom filling and tortillas separately in the freezer, you can reheat them. Warm the ingredients in the pan, in the oven, or in the microwave. Then fill the ingredients between the fresh tortillas and serve.

Recipe byPetite Gourmets

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