21 Vegan Mushroom Recipes for When You Want Meaty Without the Meat

All veggies should be part of a healthy diet, but if you’re vegan or just trying to cut back on meat, it’s time to pay special attention to mushrooms (no, not those kinds). Their hearty bite and texture make them perfect meat substitutes for plant-based diets, whether you’re using them for burgers or spaghetti sauce.

Don’t worry, you don’t need to settle for portobello every time: There are so many varieties to try that give you that sought-after umami flavor all while being a solid source of plant-based vitamin D. What’s not to love?

These 21 mushroom recipes give you plenty of ways to feast on the edible fungi; from appetizers to main courses, there’s always room for more mushrooms in your meals.