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Vegan "Carnitas" Mushroom Tacos

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Taco nights are always a hit, but why not switch things up and try something different? We have a mouthwatering alternative for you to try: shredded portabella mushroom carnitas! Juicy, flavorful, and a perfect vegetarian option, this twist on a classic will have your taste buds dancing. So, grab your apron and let's get cooking!

The combination of savory mushrooms, zesty taco seasoning, and crunchy garnishes will satisfy even the most discerning taste buds.

Whether you're a vegetarian looking for a delicious taco night alternative or simply want to try something new, these shredded portabella mushroom carnitas will not disappoint. They are not only tasty but also a great source of protein and other nutrients.

So, grab your family and friends, put on some lively music, and enjoy a taco night with a twist that will surely impress everyone at the table. Happy cooking and happy eating!

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3 Tacos filled with mushrooms, radish and topped with jalapeno, lime and tortillas on side

Vegan "Carnitas" Mushroom Tacos


  • Prep Time: 10 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 Minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings

Description

Taco nights are always a hit! We have a mouthwatering recipe for you to try: shredded portabella mushroom carnitas! Juicy, flavorful, and a perfect vegetarian option, this twist on a classic will have your taste buds dancing.


Ingredients

  • 4 large Monterey Mushrooms® Portabella Caps*
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons taco seasoning
  • 12 (6-inch) corn or flour tortillas
  • 1/2 small white onion, finely chopped
  • 2 radishes, thinly sliced
  • 1 jalapeno, thinly sliced into rounds
  • Chopped fresh cilantro, for garnish
  • Lime wedges, for serving

*Selecting Monterey Mushrooms® "High Vitamin D" Mushrooms will provide you with 400 IU's of vitamin D per 3 oz serving, which is 50% of the Daily Value as recommended by the FDA. 


Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425°F and line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper. Brush mushrooms evenly with olive oil. Season both sides of mushrooms with taco seasoning, and place, stem-side-up, on prepared baking sheet. Bake until mushrooms are tender, about 20 minutes. Transfer mushrooms to a large bowl, and shred into bite-sized pieces using two forks.
  2. Top each tortilla with mushroom mixture, onion, radish, jalapeno and cilantro. Serve with lime wedges
  3. Serve and enjoy.
 
3 Tacos filled with mushrooms, radish and topped with jalapeno, lime and tortillas on side
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Vegan "Carnitas" Mushroom Tacos


  • Prep Time: 10 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 Minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings

Description

Taco nights are always a hit! We have a mouthwatering recipe for you to try: shredded portabella mushroom carnitas! Juicy, flavorful, and a perfect vegetarian option, this twist on a classic will have your taste buds dancing.


Ingredients

  • 4 large Monterey Mushrooms® Portabella Caps*
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons taco seasoning
  • 12 (6-inch) corn or flour tortillas
  • 1/2 small white onion, finely chopped
  • 2 radishes, thinly sliced
  • 1 jalapeno, thinly sliced into rounds
  • Chopped fresh cilantro, for garnish
  • Lime wedges, for serving

*Selecting Monterey Mushrooms® "High Vitamin D" Mushrooms will provide you with 400 IU's of vitamin D per 3 oz serving, which is 50% of the Daily Value as recommended by the FDA. 


Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425°F and line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper. Brush mushrooms evenly with olive oil. Season both sides of mushrooms with taco seasoning, and place, stem-side-up, on prepared baking sheet. Bake until mushrooms are tender, about 20 minutes. Transfer mushrooms to a large bowl, and shred into bite-sized pieces using two forks.
  2. Top each tortilla with mushroom mixture, onion, radish, jalapeno and cilantro. Serve with lime wedges
  3. Serve and enjoy.
 

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Lindsey

Lindsey loves the art and science of growing (and cooking) mushrooms!

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