Tempeh Mushroom Taco Meat Easy Recipe

This Baked Tempeh Mushroom Taco Meat Easy Recipe tastes so good. Tempeh is such a delicious vegetarian protein. This vegan recipe for mushroom tacos is healthy, meaty, and tasty!

Tempeh is very nutritious. It’s made from fermented soybeans. Tempeh is rich in protein and fiber. It’s also lower in carbohydrates. Tempeh is a healthy plant based dinner recipe ingredient. It goes great in this vegan recipe for mushroom tacos.

Which is good for low carb and Keto diets. Tempeh also provides calcium, iron, and other beneficial nutrients. Tempeh is one of the top plant based proteins. It’s also rich in prebiotics, which are fibers that promote beneficial bacteria in your digestive system. Speaking of healthy digestion, this vegan taco meat recipe also contains mushrooms! You have to try this vegan recipe for mushroom tacos.

Mushrooms belong to the fungi kingdom. They contribute to healthy skin and hair, energy, and weight. Mushrooms are high in antioxidants which have disease prevention qualities. Furthermore mushrooms contains selenium. Selenium helps detox the body by cleansing the liver. It has cancer prevention qualities and can decrease the size of tumors. 

I love baking mushrooms because it creates a dry texture. Masking the mushrooms more crunchy rather than chewy. Mushrooms are a healthy low calorie vegetable.

This vegan Recipe is plant based and gluten free.

Tempeh Mushroom Taco Meat Easy Recipe
Vegan Tempeh taco meat

You will need 9 total ingredients for making this vegan tempeh mushroom taco meat. Ingredients are one brick tempeh, 2 cup mushrooms, and 1 tbsp olive oil. For seasoning and flavor you will need 3 tbsp sriracha, 1/2 tbsp onion powder, and 1/2 tbsp salt. Also 1/2 tbsp paprika, 1/2 tbsp cayenne pepper, and 1/2 tbsp nutritional yeast. 

Nutritional yeast is one of my all time favorite vegan seasonings. It tastes like nutty cheese. It’s also most likely fortified with an abundance of vitamins and nutrients. Including vitamin B-12. Although all nutritional yeast contains B vitamins, obviously fortified yeast contains the most. I always use the fortified brands as it helps my nutrition intake. 

Fortified nutritional yeast is a complete protein. It contains all 9 amino acids the human body needs to function healthily. Fortified yeast is abundant in thiamine, riboflavin, niacin, vitamin B6 and vitamin B12.

You will love the seasoning in this vegan taco recipe

This spicy recipe is vegan, gluten free, and paleo. It’s also low carb and Keto. Start by Preheating the oven to 350 degrees F. Next Line a baking pan with foil. Then Manually break up the tempeh into chunks over foil. Combine chopped mushrooms with tempeh. Your vegan recipe for mushroom tacos is almost done.

Use your hands to mix plant based taco meat together. Add olive oil and seasoning and toss/mix up again with your hands. Spread out evenly across foil sheeted baking pan. Bake for 12-15 minutes!

Just scoop this vegetarian taco meat into your favorite taco shell or tortilla. Top with shredded lettuce, tomatoes, and avocado. There are also various vegan cheeses including sour creams to add as well! Tempeh is my favorite go to vegan protein meat replacer!

Tempeh Mushroom Taco Meat

This recipe is healthy and meaty!

Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword gluten free, low carb, paleo, plant based diet, tacos, tempeh, vegan
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Resting time 10 minutes
Total Time 27 minutes
Servings 6 Tacos
Calories 147 kcal


  • 1 13 oz Tempeh 1 brick
  • 2 cups mushrooms chopped
  • 3 tbsp sriracha
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tbsp onion powder
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tbsp paprika
  • 1/2 tbsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 tbsp nutritional yeast


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F 

  2. Line a baking pan with foil

  3. Manually break up the tempeh brick into chunks over foil

    Tempeh Mushroom Taco Meat Easy Recipe
  4. Combine mushrooms with tempeh and use your hands to mix together

  5. Add olive oil, sriracha, and seasoning and toss/mix up again with your hands

  6. Spread out evenly across foil sheeted baking pan

  7. Bake for 12-15 minutes

    Tempeh Mushroom Taco Meat Easy Recipe

Recipe Notes


Nutrition Facts

Servings: 6

Amount per serving

Calories 147

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 8.6g 11%

Saturated Fat 1.6g 8%

Cholesterol 0mg 0%

Sodium 835mg 36%

Total Carbohydrate 8.9g 3%

Dietary Fiber 0.8g 3%

Total Sugars 0.7g

Protein 11.6g

Vitamin D 84mcg 420%

Calcium 66mg 5%

Iron 3mg 14%

Potassium 350mg 7

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