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Vegetarian Taco Stuffed Mushrooms

You’ll love this twist on tacos!  My Vegetarian Taco Stuffed Mushrooms recipe is a keeper.

Mexican Vegetarian Taco Stuffed Mushrooms

Hi guys!

You may have seen on Instagram that the entire family came down with the flu late Thursday after I wrote my Friday post about having a great week.  It’s been pretty scary with the boys being so young, but I think we’re over the worse of it.  I did start feeling a little sick Sunday, but I think my flu shot and Tamiflu are keeping it from being too bad.  We’re going back to the doctor today and I’ll post an update on how everyone is doing on Instagram tomorrow and on the blog Wednesday and Friday.  Thanks to everyone who sent prayers and well wishes.  I really appreciate it.

Before we got sick I put together this new recipe to share with y’all today!  It is so good and I hope you will try it.

The Hubs and I really enjoy eating mushrooms.  This Lightened Up Spinach and Cheese Stuffed Mushroom recipe is on regular rotation in my house.  I always know that when I include mushrooms in a vegetarian recipe, the Hubs is less likely to miss the meat too.  Mushrooms have that hearty, meaty texture and flavor that are the perfect plant-based substitute.

Since we love stuffed mushrooms so much I decided to try a different twist on them.  This version uses all my favorite Mexican flavors and stuffs them into pretty portobello mushroom caps.  The filling is kind of like tacos… so I’m calling them a Vegetarian Taco Stuffed Mushrooms recipe.  These babies look fancy but are really an easy and totally delish meal that’s perfect for a weekday or weeknight dinner.  You can make this entire meal in 30 minutes so don’t forget to pin it for later.

Mexican Vegetarian Taco Stuffed Mushrooms

Why You’ll Love my Vegetarian Taco Stuffed Mushrooms recipe…

These mushrooms are packed with flavor and all sorts of taco goodness.  The filling is a delicious combination of black beans, bell pepper, onion, and quinoa.  It’s seasoned with my Homemade Taco Seasoning blend which perfectly brings out the flavors.

The combination of black beans and quinoa gives this dish lots of easy plant-based protein which helps make this dinner hearty and healthy.

To make the Vegetarian Taco Stuffed Mushrooms recipe you first stuff the cleaned portobello mushrooms caps with the taco filling mixture and top with cheese.  Next you bake them in the oven until tender.  The cheese will get nice and melted on top.

Mexican Vegetarian Taco Stuffed Mushrooms

THEN you get to top your “taco” with your favorite toppings.  For the photo, I went with a nice pile of perfectly ripe guacamole, fresh tomato, and cilantro but you could also use fresh pico, salsa, jalapeno, onions or plain greek yogurt/ sour cream.

Anything you’d normally top a Mexican dish with would be great here.  Even a squirt of lime would be fabulous.

Mexican Vegetarian Taco Stuffed Mushrooms

This Vegetarian Taco Stuffed Mushrooms recipe is piled high with so much flavor.  The rich meaty portobello pairs perfectly with the black beans, quinoa, cheese and toppings.  It’s very filling, fun and tasty.  Plus trying out another 30 minute meal is never a bad idea.

Mexican Vegetarian Taco Stuffed Mushrooms

I hope you enjoy these babies as much as I do!


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 Mexican Vegetarian Taco Stuffed Mushrooms

Mexican Vegetarian Taco Stuffed Mushrooms

Vegetarian Taco Stuffed Mushrooms recipe

This low carb Vegetarian Taco Stuffed Mushrooms recipe is the perfect healthy meal!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine American, Mexican
Servings 2 people
Calories 188 kcal


  • 2 large portobello mushroom caps
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 cup onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup black beans, rinsed and drained from a can
  • 1/4 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1 teaspoon Homemade Mexican Spice Blend *
  • 1/4 cup Mexican blend cheese
  • toppings: guacamole, green onions and cilantro
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Preheat the oven to 425 degrees. **
  • In a skillet over medium heat saute the onion and bell pepper in the olive oil until soft.  Add the black beans, quinoa, spice blend and salt and pepper to taste.
  • Carefully remove the stems and wipe the mushroom caps clean.  Scoop out the gills with a spoon.  Place the mushrooms on a foil covered baking sheet or baking dish.
  • Stuff the mushrooms with the black bean mixture.  Top with the cheese.
  • Bake for 10-15 minutes until the cheese is melted.
  • Top with the guacamole, green onions, and cilantro.


Try my recipe for Homemade Mexican Spice Blend!
**You can also grill these!


Calories: 188kcalCarbohydrates: 25gProtein: 11gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 9mgSodium: 121mgPotassium: 635mgFiber: 7gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 1248IUVitamin C: 51mgCalcium: 181mgIron: 2mg
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Mexican Vegetarian Taco Stuffed Mushrooms


Thanks for stopping by today!  I’ll be back Friday with this month’s Currently. 

Your turn!

Have you ever stuffed mushrooms?


I’m linking up my Vegetarian Taco Stuffed Mushrooms recipe with: Meatless Monday, Meatless Monday, Full Plate Thursday, Foodie Friday, and the Weekend Potluck. Thanks so much ladies for the link up parties!
By | 2020-11-09T20:20:45-05:00 February 11th, 2019|All Vegetarian, Dinner, Food, Grilling, Lunch, Vegetarian Meals|13 Comments


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  5. Miz Helen February 26, 2019 at 4:57 pm - Reply

    What a great idea, these Taco Stuffed Mushrooms will be delicious! Hope you are having a great week and thanks so much for sharing your post with us at Full Plate Thursday.
    Miz Helen

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  7. Patty February 14, 2019 at 8:48 am - Reply

    5 stars
    We love stuffed portobellos in my house, topping them with cheese and guacamole is a great idea!

  8. Susan February 14, 2019 at 7:33 am - Reply

    5 stars
    Delicious! This recipe is going on my “Meatless Monday” menu! Thanks for sharing!

  9. Brian Jones February 14, 2019 at 2:33 am - Reply

    5 stars
    Stuffed mushrooms are always a favourite in our house too. These sound super tasty!

  10. Ramona February 13, 2019 at 11:09 am - Reply

    5 stars
    What a beautiful idea! I love everything about this dish, all those colours and the ingredients. I definitely save this recipe to make for my vegetarian friends on next gathering.

  11. Lesli Schwartz February 12, 2019 at 5:53 pm - Reply

    5 stars
    I love using portobello mushroom as a base. A lot like a burger! This looks delicious!

  12. Deborah Brooks February 11, 2019 at 5:36 pm - Reply

    Well you know I love these! All of my favorite ingredients in one place I will certainly try these

  13. Maureen @ Maureen Gets Real February 11, 2019 at 8:06 am - Reply

    I hope the doctor’s appointment goes well today!

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