As autumn ushers in a fresh wave of earthy fragrances and vibrant colors, it also heralds the much-anticipated arrival of mushroom season. The forest floors and hidden corners of nature come alive with a bountiful harvest of fungi, beckoning culinary adventurers to savor its treasures. In this collection, we present 18 delectable recipes that celebrate the first harvests of mushroom season, offering a tantalizing array of flavors and textures to delight your taste buds. Whether you’re an avid forager or simply a mushroom enthusiast, these recipes will inspire you to embrace the enchanting world of mushrooms and create memorable dishes that capture the essence of the season.
Risotto with Mushrooms
How to make risotto for two? It is easier than you think. All you need is 6 ingredients and about 30 minutes to cook a delicious creamy risotto. It will look fancy and impressive even if it was effortless and uncomplicated.
Recipe: mushroom risotto
Are you looking for the tastiest, and easiest Buffalo Wings? The chicken itself is only one ingredient! No vital wheat gluten or seitan or any other soy product is needed. It is hot and sticky on the outside, meaty on the inside.
Recipe: buffalo wings
Portobello Mushroom Burger
This portobello mushroom burger is piquant and scrumptious at the same time. Grilled portobello mushroom caps are seasoned with a fajita spice mix, then layered among guacamole, salsa, nacho cheese sauce, and spicy fajita veggies.
Recipe: portobello mushroom burger
Butternut Squash Wellington
This Wellington is a showstopper main course that’s both delicious and impressive. The combination of roasted butternut squash and sautéed rosemary mushroom filling wrapped in flaky puff pastry creates a perfect balance of flavors and textures.
Juicy Tikka Masala Sandwich
Strips made of marinated oyster mushrooms smothered in a creamy, rich tikka masala sauce are the perfect filling to make a juicy sandwich. Grab a bun and a handful of fresh salad greens and indulge in a flavorful and satisfying take on a classic dish.
Recipe: tikka masala sandwich
Ready in just 30 minutes, this one-pot white chili is simple to make, easy to customize, and delicious! We use king oyster mushrooms instead of chicken and simmer them with various veggies and herbs to create a flavor-packed and filling dish.
Recipe: white chili
Crispy Orange Chicken (Copycat Panda Express)
If you would like to make Orange Chicken, the most popular dish in Panda Express at home, this is the recipe you need to try. We used the best plant-based alternative to crunchy fried chicken strips and covered them with a citrusy, sticky, spicy orange sauce. We made it allergy-friendly so everyone can enjoy this dish.
Recipe: orange chicken
Thai Oyster Mushroom Noodle Stir Fry
It is an easy aromatic Thai noodle stir fry with sauteed oyster mushrooms, tofu, par-boiled broccoli, and rice noodles. Thai food is well-known for its spiciness, although it’s not always hot to taste.
Cream of Mushroom Soup
Looking for a quick and easy soup that’s packed with flavor? Try this creamy mushroom soup that can be whipped up in just 30 minutes! Featuring a variety of mushrooms for a rich and savory taste, this soup is perfect for a comforting and satisfying meal.
Recipe: cream of mushroom soup
Cajun Pasta Sauce
Indulge in the ultimate comfort food with this pasta dish. With its perfect blend of Cajun seasonings, creamy coconut sauce, and hearty vegetables, this recipe is a delicious and quick dinner option that you’ll want to make again and again.
Recipe: cajun pasta sauce
Thai Glass Noodle Salad – Yum Woon Sen
Indulge in the flavors of Thailand with this refreshing and easy-to-make Yum Woon Sen salad recipe. Loaded with tangy tomatoes, crunchy celery, and roasted peanuts, and tossed with a zesty salad dressing, this dish is perfect for a light summer meal or as a side dish for your next barbecue.
Recipe: Yum Woon Sen
Sheet Pan Portobello Fajitas
The sizzling combination of bell pepper, onion, and portobello mushroom strips in these fajitas is truly mouthwatering. Paired with guacamole, salsa, black beans, and sour cream, this dish is quick and easy to make and sure to be a crowd-pleaser.
Recipe: sheet pan portobello fajitas
Chili Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms
These stuffed portobello mushrooms are a flavorful and filling dish that can be served as an appetizer or main course. Packed with protein-rich beans and topped with melty vegan cheese, they are a delicious and satisfying option for any meal.
Recipe: stuffed portobello mushroom
Creamy Mushroom Pasta
Indulge in the rich and creamy flavors of this mushroom pasta, made with sautéed mushrooms and a savory herb-infused creamy sauce. Topped with Parmesan and a touch of red chili pepper, this dish is a comforting and delicious meal that’s perfect for any day of the week.
Recipe: mushroom pasta
Oyster Mushroom Steak
This recipe is perfect for those who want a tasty and meatless alternative to steak. With the right marination and cooking technique, pearl oyster mushrooms can be transformed into a crispy and flavorful dish that can satisfy even the most carnivorous appetites.
Recipe: oyster mushroom steak
Pad Woon Sen (Thai Glass Noodles Stir Fry)
This is a classic Pad Woon Sen recipe turned completely meatless. Silky Thai glass noodles in a sweet and salty sauce are stir-fried with carrots, cabbage, tomato, onion, and mung bean sprouts. For added protein, this recipe calls for tofu scramble and marinated oyster mushrooms
Recipe: pad woon sen
Learn how to make a creamy, cheesy sauce that’s both soy and nut-free using cannellini beans. Pair it with oyster mushrooms for the perfect plant-based alternative to shredded chicken in your buffalo dip.
Recipe: buffalo dip
Pan-fried Green Herb Oyster Mushroom
If you are looking for THE oyster mushroom recipe you can serve as a side dish, this will surely be your favorite. Green herbs like thyme and parsley with a smidgen of chili peppers and a splash of lemon juice will bring out the natural mushroom flavor that can accompany any main course.
Recipe: pan fried oyster mushroom