Looking for mushroom recipe ideas? Want to use up some dried porcini mushrooms or stuff a portobello? Try our recipes, from vegetarian twists on family favourites to experimenting with shiitake mushrooms. For more vegetable ideas, try our meat-free curries or our carrot recipes.


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Best mushroom recipes

Mushroom risotto

Check out our creamy mushroom risotto recipe with zesty lemon. This quick and easy veggie risotto dish is simple to make and ready in just 35 minutes. A great way to feed the family or unexpected guests.

Mushroom Risotto Recipe with Lemon

Vegan mushroom ragu

Earthy chestnut mushrooms, red lentils and walnuts come together to make this vegan take on ragu, packed with umami flavours and 'meaty' textures.

A white oval platter topped with a mushroom ragu and pasta

Mushroom soup

Check out our creamy mushroom soup with simple pickled mushrooms. This super easy recipe is a great lunchtime meal and it's low in calories too.

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Three bowls of mushroom soup, topped with pickled onions

Mushroom stroganoff

Swap beef for porcini and flat mushrooms to create a rich vegetarian version that doesn't compromise on flavour. With sweet smoked paprika and soured cream, this veggie twist is delicious while containing less than 300 calories.

Vegetarian mushroom stroganoff in a black bowl against a black backdrop

Stuffed mushrooms

Mushrooms are stuffed with leeks, thyme, garlic and breadcrumbs in this vegetarian starter – you can double them up and serve with a hearty salad as a main course, too.

A handful of stuffed mushrooms on a white baking tray

Mushroom wellington

Mushrooms provide a deliciously meaty texture in this veggie version of a wellington.

Mushroom wellington on a wooden board next to a bowl of broccoli and peas and another bowl of potatoes

Vegan bolognese

Make your classic bolognese meat-free with a rich ragu of dried porcini and chestnut mushrooms, and plenty of vegetables for a low-fat, vegan meal for all the family.

A large silver pot full of vegan bolognese with mushrooms

Devilled mushrooms

Ready in less than 30 minutes and packed full of rich, beefy flavour, this mushrooms on toast dish from The Bath Arms makes for a special lunchtime treat.

Mushrooms on toast, with herbs sprinkled on top

Korean king oyster mushrooms

The meatiness of the king oyster mushrooms in this recipe is complemented beautifully by the complex umami notes of doenjang. A generous dose of butter helps to melt in the flavour.

Plate with pile of mushrooms and buttery sauce topped with chillies

Wild mushrooms and horseradish labneh on toast

Classic mushrooms on toast gets a makeover with homemade labneh, garlic and herbs.

A white plate of wild mushrooms and horseradish labneh on toast on a grey background

Wild mushroom ravioli

This is a great make-ahead starter – prepare the ravioli in advance then freeze and cook straight from frozen (you will need a pasta machine for this recipe).

Three bowls filled with mushroom ravioli, garnished with parsley

Rarebit mushrooms with pickle dressing

A brilliant meat-free starter, mushrooms are topped with mustardy rarebit and served with a quick red wine vinegar dressing. It's gluten free, too.

Rarebit-stuffed mushrooms with pickle dressing

Chestnut mushroom recipes

Mushroom and cheese omelette

Want an easy lunch recipe? Make this quick and simple grilled omelette with garlicky mushrooms and soft melted cheese, ready in just 20 minutes. The indulgent taleggio and pepper rocket make this a light but flavoursome meal.

Easy Omelette Recipe with Mushroom and Cheese

Mushroom lasagne

Check out this brilliant meat-free lasagne with ricotta and chestnut mushrooms. The recipe makes six portions, so you can feed a crowd or batch it up for the freezer.

Caramelised onion, spinach and mushroom lasagne in a large rectangle baking dish with a large serving spoon next to it

Braised beef and mushroom pie

Mushrooms combine with rich braised beef in this comforting pie. Enjoy with your favourite greens, buttery mash and plenty of gravy.

Pie with a chunk missing next to greens, mash and a glass of red wine

Mushroom bhaji

The perfect midweek vegan dinner, this bhaji comes packed with chestnut mushrooms, garlic, ginger and turmeric. Serve with warm, fluffy naans for mopping all those juices up.

Mushroom bhaji

Vegetarian mushroom chilli

Try our simple healthy twist on a family classic, chilli con carne. This version is not only vegetarian, it's low in calories and gluten free too, a great midweek meal.

Vegetarian Chilli Con Carne Recipe

Mushroom dhansak

Check out this easy dhansak recipe with mushrooms, protein-packed lentils and punchy red chilli. Serve this simple curry as a veggie dinner for four.

Dhansak Recipe with Mushroom

Gnocchi with mushrooms and paprika butter

Paprika adds a smoky punch to buttery mushrooms in this speedy vegetarian meal for three. Taking only 20 minutes, this quick and easy recipe will leave you happy and satisfied.

Mushroom Gnocchi Recipe with Paprika Butter

Quick mushroom stroganoff

This super-quick and easy mushroom and tarragon stroganoff makes for a great, healthy midweek meal, ready in just 15 minutes and under 300 calories.

Easy Stroganoff Recipe with Mushroom and Tarragon

Veggie sausage, spinach and mushroom fry with pesto toast

Spread crunchy seeded bread with garlicky pesto and top with caramelised mushrooms, veggie sausages and soft poached eggs for an epic meat-free brunch. Start your day full of vegetables, protein and flavour.

Vegetarian Breakfast Recipe with Spinach and Pesto

Japanese chicken and broccoli curry

Add white miso and soy sauce to your curry sauce for an umami-rich midweek meal packed with chicken and veggies. Quick and easy, this dish takes only 30 minutes and is only 350 calories.

Japanese Chicken Curry Recipe with Broccoli and Mushrooms

Mushroom pâté

Shallots, garlic, thyme and sherry give this mushroom pâté real depth of flavour – a great choice for a fuss-free dinner party starter.

A glass pot of mushroom pate on a plate with crudites

Portobello mushroom recipes

Mushroom shawarma

This is a stunning mushroom recipe that makes a great vegan kebab recipe for the BBQ (the toum sauce is made without egg). you can use any large, flat mushrooms for this. It's so worth making your own shawarma spice mix, so don't skip that step!

Mushroom shawarma

Mushroom and shiso salad

This recipe comes from Surrey Hotel, Beaverbrook, sees a brilliant mix of traditional British and modern Japanese flavours, creating an elegant vegetarian starter.

A shallow white bowl filled with cooked mushrooms and green herbs

Mushroom pithiviers

Make the most of ready-made puff pastry with these individual mushroom pithiviers. Serve with golden roasties for a Christmas Day feast.

A plate topped with a circular puff pastry tart with a side of vegetables

Halloumi and garlic-stuffed mushrooms

Try our easy halloumi-stuffed garlic mushrooms. This vegetarian halloumi recipe makes for a moreish midweek meal for two. Plus it's gluten free, too.

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Mushroom stir-fry

Check out our vegan stir-fry recipe with exotic mushrooms, crunchy carrots and pak choi. This easy meal is ready in less than 30 minutes and under 400 calories.

Vegan Mushroom Stir Fry Recipe

Mushroom burger

This ever-popular shroom burger, with its smoky, charred, flat-mushroom filling, is rarely off the menu at Steak & Honour. The perfect vegetarian and vegan option for parties and barbecues. Top with all your favourite burger accompaniments: gherkins, red onion and mustard for a classic BBQ taste.

Veggie Burger Recipe For Mushroom Burgers

Smoky portobello mushrooms

For a smoky, crunchy side dish or a main vegetarian meal, these mushrooms pack flavour and texture. These work well as quick and easy burgers too; put them into buns with hummus, salad leaves and roasted red peppers for a healthy midweek twist.

Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms with Walnuts

Double-cheese and mushroom calzones

A twist on a pizza for two. Bread mixes make calzone easy and this version is packed full of Italian favourites; mushrooms, mozzarella, parmesan and chilli.

Cheese Calzone Recipe with Mushrooms

Porcini mushrooms recipes

Mushroom pearl barley risotto with roasted carrots

This mushroom risotto is topped with beautifully sweet and nutty roasted rosemary carrots, perfect for a meat-free dinner which serves up to four.

Two bowls filled with barley risotto and topped with orange roast carrots

Posh porcini lasagne

This posh lasagne recipe is easy to make, vegetarian and feeds a crowd for easy entertaining. The decadent creamy mushroom sauce gives this Italian classic an earthy makeover.

Vegetarian Lasagne Recipe With Posh Porcini Mushrooms

Spelt and mushroom risotto

This creamy risotto uses pearled spelt as a healthier alternative to rice and dried porcini mushrooms for a more intense flavour. Whip this up in 40 minutes for a fresher tasting risotto and less than 400 calories.

Spelt Risotto Recipe with Mushrooms

Shiitake mushrooms recipes

The MBLT vegan sandwich

Check out this impressive vegan sandwich recipe. This MBLT makes a super easy vegan alternative to the classic British BLT sandwich using shiitake mushroom 'bacon'. Plus, it's low in calories too.

Vegan Sandwich Recipe with Mushroom Bacon

Shiitake seitan burger with kimchi mayo

Don’t be daunted by the long ingredient list or the prep time for this vegan burger: it’s actually a super simple process and the results are delicious – this recipe uses added chunky shiitake mushrooms to replicate the texture of mince and to give an umami boost. With vegan cheese and fiery kimchi mayo, this burger is bound to impress any of your dairy-free friends.

Vegan Mushroom Burger Recipe with Kimchi Mayo

Mushroom ramen

In need of a healthy, warming midweek meal? Try our low calorie, vegan miso shiitake mushroom ramen for an easy dinner for two. This comforting noodle soup will give you the spicy kick you need get through to the weekend.

Bowl of shiitake mushroom ramen noodles

Pickled greens with cloud ear mushrooms

Cloud ear mushrooms are soaked in hot water first to hydrate and then mixed with pickled mustard greens, cucumber and spicy bird’s eye chillies. An excellent side dish to accompany a larger Thai feast.

Plate of greens, shallots, tomatoes and cucumber topped with ripped cloud ear mushrooms and coriander sprigs

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