Mediterranean Mushroom Tacos

The tahini sauce is a perfect complement to lend creamy deliciousness to these satisfying, umami rich mushroom tacos.

Author: Mushroom Council 

Serves: 4 tacos

What You Need

For mushroom blend:

  • one 10 ounces package Crimini mushrooms
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced or pressed using a garlic press
  • 1 1/2 tablespoonsolive oil
  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon cracked black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

For tacos:

  • Sauteed mushroom blend (ingredients above)
  • 1 plum tomato, diced
  • 1/2 cucumber, diced
  • 1/3 cup tahini (sesame paste)
  • 2 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 clove minced garlic
  • 4 corn tacos

What You Do

For mushroom blend:

  1. Wash mushrooms well and dice using a chef’s knife.
  2. Heat 2 cloves minced garlic in 1 1/2 Tbsp. olive oil for one minute.
  3. Add mushrooms and saute until mushrooms are translucent, about 5 minutes.
  4. Add turmeric, basil, cumin, pepper and salt to mushrooms and saute an additional 1-2 minutes.

For tacos:

  1. Mix 1 clove minced garlic with lemon juice and tahini to form the tahini sauce.
  2. Heat corn tortillas in microwave for 15-20 seconds, until soft and pliable.
  3. Place 1/4 of the mushroom blend on each tortilla. Top with tomatoes, cucumbers and 1/4 of tahini sauce mixture.
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