Easy BBQ Pulled Mushrooms
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Easy BBQ Pulled Mushrooms

Easy BBQ Pulled Mushrooms

  • Author: Mushrooms Canada
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: Serves: 4
  • Category: Dinner, Lunch
  • Method: Roasted
  • Cuisine: Barbecue


A plant-based dish that is sure to satisfy that pulled meat craving! Mushrooms are considered a “meaty” vegetable high in umami flavour making them a perfect plant-based option for a pulled sandwich or taco.

Try these quick and easy pulled mushrooms on top of your favourite taco or sandwich tonight!


  • 6 large portabella mushrooms or 1 lb of king oyster mushrooms
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) vegetable oil
  • 2 cups (500 mL) sliced onions
  • 1/4 tsp (2 mL) each salt and pepper
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) favourite BBQ sauce


  1. Preheat oven to 425°F (220°C). Remove the stems of the portabella. Place mushroom caps gill side up, on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Cook for 20 minutes.
  2. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add in onions, salt and pepper. Cook for 8 minutes stirring.
  3. Meanwhile, remove mushrooms from the oven and once cool enough to handle shred the mushrooms using your hands or two forks to “pull” the mushroom stems apart.
  4. Stir shredded mushrooms into the onions and BBQ sauce. Cook stirring over medium-low for five minutes. Serve as a sandwich, in lettuce wraps or use in tacos.

Keywords: Pulled Mushroom Tacos, Pulled King Oyster Mushrooms, Pulled Portabella Mushrooms

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