mushroom carnitas tacos
mushroom carnitas tacos

Mushroom Carnitas

Mushroom Carnitas

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Recipe by Sagen Jackson Course: DinnerCuisine: MexicanDifficulty: Easy


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BBQ mushroom carnitas for tacos, nachos and more!


  • 2 portabello mushroom caps

  • 1 (14oz) can fire roasted tomatoes

  • 1/4 cup 1/4 apple cider vinegar

  • 2 Tbsp 2 brown sugar

  • 1/4 cup 1/4 onion powder

  • 1 Tbsp 1 minced garlic

  • 1 Tbsp 1 hoisin sauce

  • 1 Tbsp 1 black pepper

  • 1 Tbsp 1 paprika

  • 1 tsp 1 tabasco

  • 1 tsp 1 chili powder

  • 1 tsp 1 ground mustard

  • 1 tsp 1 liquid smoke

  • 1 tsp 1 slap ya mama seasoning


  • Heat saute pan over medium heat.
  • Shred mushrooms with two forks (see video here) then add to saute pan and begin to cook mushrooms over medium-low heat.
  • Blend remaining ingredients in food processor and add sauce to mushrooms, reserving 1/2 cup of sauce to drizzle over nachos if preparing BBQ nachos recipe.
  • Add mushroom carnitas to tacos, nachos, burrito bowls and more!

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Sagen Jackson

Sagen knows first hand the harmful negative impacts bad habits can have on your health. For the past fifteen years, she has worked in the health industry developing programs for underserved women, partnering with doctors to create unique primary care services and serving with her local breastfeeding coalition and food bank. She loves helping women like you set health goals and crush them! Because she knows if she can overcome a drinking addiction and unhealthy eating habits so can you! It won’t always be easy but feeling and looking your best is always worth it! Download the HealthiHER app and get started on your journey to a HealthiHER you! You Glow Girl!

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