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Chipotle Mushroom Tacos

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  • Author: Monkey and Me Kitchen Adventures
  • Prep Time: 15 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 Minutes
  • Total Time: 30 Minutes (+Rest Time)
  • Yield: About 10 Tacos 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: Mexican
  • Diet: Vegan


Simple and healthy, these crazy delicious Chipotle Mushroom Tacos are all that with their smoky, aromatic seasoning and hearty, “meaty” texture.



Taco Base Ingredients:

  • 1 lb. Baby Bella mushrooms, thick slice *
  • 2 Tablespoons reduced-sodium tamari *
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • ½ teaspoon tomato paste
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons lime juice

Taco Herb/Spice Ingredients:

  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • ¼ teaspoon chipotle powder
  • ¼ + 1/8 teaspoon cumin
  • ½ teaspoon smoked paprika
  • ½ teaspoon chili powder *
  • Pinch to ¼ teaspoon sea salt (+/-) *

Other Taco Ingredients:

  • Tortillas

Optional Taco Toppings:

  • Pico de gallo (recipe below)
  • Freshly chopped cilantro
  • Chopped avocados
Easy Pico de Gallo Ingredients:
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded, fine dice
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes, diced (or tomato of choice)
  • ½ white onions, fine dice
  • ½ cup cilantro, packed, chopped
  • 3 Tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • Pinch to ½ teaspoon sea salt (+/-) *



Taco Instructions

  1. Place the Herb/Spice Ingredients into a small bowl, mix well, set aside.
  2. In a large ceramic/enamel lined skillet, Dutch oven, or non-stick skillet, add the sliced mushrooms and tamari, sauté over medium-high heat for 7 to 10 minutes to allow the mushrooms to release their moisture into the pan.
  3. Add the tomato paste and garlic, stir constantly for 30 seconds.
  4. Then add the lime juice and the Herb/Spice Mix to the skillet, stir to incorporate and sauté for about 3 to 5 minutes.
  5. Remove from the stove, cover for several minutes to allow the mushrooms to absorb the flavors.
  6. Serve with tortillas, topped with Pico de gallo, chopped, avocadoes and freshly chopped cilantro.

Easy Pico de Gallo Instructions:

  1. Place all the ingredients for the Easy Pico de gallo in a bowl, stir to combine.


*Please reference the blog post for Tips for Success, Pantry Items Used, Storage and Freezing, and Kitchen Products Used.

*Sea Salt:  Please adjust the sea salt based upon your family’s sea salt preferences and/or based upon dietary needs.

*Serving:  Enough for 12 tacos