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Vegan Mushrooom Stroganoff | The Flexitarian

Vegan Mushroom Stroganoff

A creamy vegan twist on the classic mushroom stroganoff. Hearty and utterly delicious.
5 from 1 vote
DieTARY CHOICEDairy-Free Recipes, Egg-Free Recipes, Gluten-Free Recipes, High Fibre Recipes, Soya-Free Recipes, Vegan Recipes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Entertaining, Family Meals, Quick & Easy
Cuisine Russian
Servings 4 people
Calories 197 kcal


  • 1 large saucepan
  • 2 small bowls
  • Blender


  • 100 g cashews
  • 200 ml boiling water
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 onion
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 3 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 600 g mushrooms
  • 400 ml vegetable stock
  • 2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 Tbsp tamari sauce
  • Zest of ½ lemon
  • Lemon juice to taste


  • 2 handfuls of chopped parsley
  • rice


  • Put the cashews in a bowl. Add 200 ml of boiling water. Leave to soak covered while you prepare the rest of the ingredients.
  • Slice the mushrooms.
  • Add 2 Tbsp of vegetable oil to a large saucepan. Add the finely chopped onion and crushed garlic. Fry gently until soft. Add the smoked paprika and regular paprika. Fry gently for another minute or two, stirring frequently.
  • Transfer the onion mixture to a small bowl and set aside.
  • Add 3 Tbsp of vegetable oil to the saucepan. Add the sliced mushrooms and fry until brown all over.
  • Once the mushrooms are cooked, return the onion mixture to the pan. Add the vegetable stock, Dijon mustard, tamari sauce and lemon zest. Leave to simmer while you make the cashew cream.
  • Put the cashews and water in a blender and whizz until you have a smooth creamy liquid. Add the cashew cream to the mushroom and leave to simmer for another 5 mins.
  • Season to taste with lemon juice and salt if needed.
  • Serve with rice, topped with freshly chopped parsley.


Serving: 250gCalories: 197kcalCarbohydrates: 18gProtein: 10gFat: 12gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 6gSodium: 696mgPotassium: 719mgFiber: 3gSugar: 7gVitamin A: 505IUVitamin C: 8mgCalcium: 28mgIron: 3mg
Keyword mushroom, stroganoff
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