13 Mushroom Recipes to Elevate Your Everyday Meals

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Mushrooms are a wonder in the kitchen, offering a rich, earthy flavor and meaty texture that can level up any dish. From hearty mushroom shawarma fries to stuffed portobellos, this versatile ingredient lends itself to a wide range of recipes. Browse 13 mouthwatering mushroom dishes that show you just what these umami-packed fungi are capable of. Whether you’re a true mushroom lover or just want to get the best of your mushrooms, these recipes will inspire you to try something new.

Stovetop Chicken and Rice

Two white soup pots filled with rice and chicken.
Image Credit: Jacqueline Piper for PiperCooks

This one-pot stovetop chicken and rice dish is the epitome of comfort food. Tender chicken is simmered with rice, mushrooms, and savory seasonings for a complete meal with minimal effort.

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Get the recipe: Stovetop Chicken and Rice

Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

A stuffed large mushroom with toasted breadcrumbs and a sprig of thyme on top.
Image Credit: Erika Piper for The Veggie Yaya

These vegan stuffed portobello mushrooms make for a satisfying and flavorful meatless main dish. Large portobello caps are filled with a savory mixture of wild rice, caramelized onions, spinach, garlic, and herbs, then topped with a crispy panko breadcrumb topping for added texture.

Get the recipe: Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

Sweet Potato Breakfast Skillet

Diced sweet potato and greens in a skillet with a fried egg.
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Start your day off right with this hearty and nutritious sweet potato breakfast skillet. Roasted sweet potatoes are combined with sautéed kale, mushrooms, onions, and topped with baked eggs for a satisfying and flavorful breakfast.

Get the recipe: Sweet Potato Breakfast Skillet

Mushroom Toast

A plate with two slices of toast topped with sautéed mushrooms, grated cheese, and chopped parsley, placed on a light-colored napkin over a wooden board.
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Elevate your toast game with this mushroom toast recipe. Thick slices of crusty bread are topped with sautéed mushrooms in a garlic herb butter sauce for a simple yet indulgent appetizer or light meal.

Get the recipe: Mushroom Toast

Squash Parmesan

A white plate with grilled chicken over spaghetti squash and sautéed vegetables with a side salad.
Image Credit: Jenny DeRemer for Not Entirely Average

This Squash Parmesan recipe features sliced roasted spaghetti squash, sausage, mushrooms, and tomato for maximum flavor. Served as a layered nest and topped with Parmesan cheese, this combo makes for a comforting baked dish.

Get the recipe: Squash Parmesan

Zucchini Mushroom Pasta

Pasta with zucchini and mushrooms in a bowl, garnished with lemon slices.
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This creamy zucchini mushroom pasta is a comforting vegetarian dish. Tender zucchini noodles and sautéed mushrooms are tossed in a luscious cream sauce with garlic, herbs, and Parmesan cheese.

Get the recipe: Zucchini Mushroom Pasta

Mushroom Shawarma Fries

Fries topped with mushrooms, tomato, parsley, feta cheese, and yogurt drizzle.
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Fries get a Middle Eastern twist in this unique mushroom shawarma fries recipe. Crispy fries are topped with sautéed mushrooms, onions, and a shawarma spice blend, then drizzled with a creamy garlic sauce.

Get the recipe: Mushroom Shawarma Fries

Portobello Fries

A plate of breaded and baked mushroom fries with a small dish of dipping sauce on a light-colored cloth.
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These baked Parmesan panko portobello fries offer a healthier take on traditional fries. Portobello mushroom slices are coated in Parmesan and panko for a crispy, flavorful baked “fry.”

Get the recipe: Portobello Fries

Beef Tips in Sauce

A plate with mashed potatoes, roasted mushrooms, caramelized onions, and red pepper strips. A folded gray napkin with a fork and knife placed on top.
Image Credit: Jenny DeRemer for Not Entirely Average

Tender beef tips are simmered in a rich, savory mushroom sauce until melt-in-your-mouth tender in this classic dish. Serve over mashed potatoes or noodles for a hearty meal.

Get the recipe: Beef Tips in Sauce

Oyster Mushroom Po’Boys

Two sub buns filled with crispy fried mushrooms, pickled, tomato slices, lettuce, and a white sauce.
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Indulge in this delicious fried oyster mushroom po’ boy sandwich. Crispy fried oyster mushrooms are piled onto a toasted hoagie roll with lettuce, tomatoes, and a zesty remoulade sauce.

Get the recipe: Oyster Mushroom Po’Boys

Turkey Meatloaf with Mushroom Gravy

A wooden platter with a meatloaf topped with gravy beside a dollop of orange mashed potatoes.
Image Credit: Jacqueline Piper for PiperCooks

This turkey meatloaf is made extra moist and flavorful with the addition of a rich mushroom and onion gravy. The gravy also makes for the perfect topping or side sauce.

Get the recipe: Turkey Meatloaf with Mushroom Gravy

Vegetable Grilled Cheese

Two stacked toasted sandwiches with cheese, lettuce, and tomato.
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This is no ordinary grilled cheese. Loaded with sautéed mushrooms, zucchini, spinach, and two types of cheese, this vegetable grilled cheese is a satisfying and delicious vegetarian meal.

Get the recipe: Vegetable Grilled Cheese

Fried Oyster Mushrooms

Breaded mushrooms garnished with chopped green herbs, served with a side of creamy dipping sauce on a brown plate.
Image Credit: Jacqueline Piper for PiperCooks

Crispy and delicious, these fried oyster mushrooms are coated in a spiced batter and panko breadcrumbs before frying to golden brown perfection. Served with a tangy vegan ranch dip, they make for an irresistible appetizer or snack.

Get the recipe: Fried Oyster Mushrooms

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