Vegan Mushroom Goulash

Easy Vegan Mushroom Goulash Recipe

This hearty vegan mushroom goulash is an excellent alternative to meat; it is complete in proteins but with fewer calories compared to meat. It is very filling and will keep you full for longer.

This recipe is easy, and it takes less than 30 minutes to prepare and cook. Mushrooms are perfect for making quick dinners or lunches since they cook fast.

I have used white mushrooms for this recipe, but any mushrooms will work even if they are frozen or dried. If using dried mushrooms, make sure you soak them in hot water for a few minutes to Soften first.

The ingredients for this vegan mushroom goulash are pantry staples in any vegan kitchen, or you can buy the items in any local grocery store.

What ingredients will you need ?

You will need:

  • Mushrooms (any variety will work)
  • Olive oil or any healthy oil
  • Tomato paste
  • Minced garlic
  • Onions and Spices
  • Salt
  • Coconut Cream or any plant-based alternative

How to make vegan mushroom goulash

1.Prepare all the ingredients and set aside (clean and remove all the mud from the mushrooms before chopping them, chop the onions and mince the garlic)

2.In a medium pot, heat oil and add the onions, and cook until soft. Add the garlic and cook for about 2 minutes.

3.Add the chopped mushrooms, combine well, and let simmer while covered until all the water drains off.

4.Add the tomato paste, spices, and salt. Cook the contents for an additional 4-5 minutes, and add coconut cream. Cook on low heat until everything combines well (should take 3-5 minutes) serve warm.

Vegan Mushroom Goulash

Frequently asked questions, tips, and variations.

Can I freeze this vegan mushroom goulash?

Yes, you can, but before you freeze them, make sure they’ve cooled. Transfer the mushrooms to a clean freezer-friendly container and cover with a tight-fitting lid before freezing.

It can stay in the fridge for 3 days and up to 2 months in the freezer. Whenever you are ready to serve them, thaw for a few minutes before reheating.

Can I make vegan mushroom goulash without coconut cream?

Yes, you can swap coconut cream with any other plant-based cream such as cashew, oat, silken tofu, plant milk, or use tomato paste.

What can I serve with vegan mushroom goulash?

You can serve this mushroom goulash with rice, mashed potatoes, whole grain pasta, bread, dinner rolls, or breadsticks.

You may also like: Healthy Vegan Cream of Mushroom Soup

Vegan Mushroom Goulash
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Vegan Mushroom Goulash

Vegan Mushroom Goulash Recipe

  • Author: Edna
  • Total Time: 20
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Diet: Vegan


A creamy delicious vegan mushroom goulash that takes less than 30 minutes to make. It is very nutritious and filling.



2cups chopped white 


2tbsp olive oil

¼ cup tomato puree

cloves of garlic minced

1 medium onion chopped

½ tsp smoked paprika

¼ tsp turmeric powder

¼ cup cashew/ coconut cream

Pinch of salt


1.In a medium cooking pot, heat olive oil , add the onions and garlic.  Cook on medium-high heat for 2-3 minutes or until soft,.

2.Add the chopped mushrooms and mix with the onions. Cover with a lid and sauté until the water drains off.

3.Add the tomato paste, spices, and salt. Cook for about 5 minutes, then add coconut cream. Cook on low heat uncovered for 4-5 minutes.

4.Remove from heat; serve warm with pasta, quinoa, mashed potatoes, or rice.

  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 10-15
  • Category: Main Dish
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: vegan Mushroom Goulash

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