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  1. Recipe

Barbecue-Style Portobellos

2 servings

Source: Healthy Eating for Life to Prevent and Treat Cancer by Vesanto Melina, M.S., R.D.; recipe by Jennifer Raymond, M.S., R.D.

Portobello mushrooms make a delicious meal when simmered in a spicy sauce and served with quinoa, brown rice, or pasta.

About the Recipe

132 Calories · 4.7 g Protein · 3.9 g Fiber


Makes 2 Servings

  • large portobello mushrooms (2)
  • vegetable juice (1/2 cup)
  • apple juice concentrate (1/4 cup)
  • roasted red peppers (1/2 cup)
  • reduced-sodium soy sauce (1 tbsp.)
  • seasoned rice vinegar (1 tbsp.)
  • chili powder (2 tsp.)
  • garlic powder (1/2 tsp.)
  • black pepper (1/4 tsp.)


  1. Clean mushrooms and remove stems. Cut into 1/2-inch strips. 

  2. Combine vegetable juice, apple juice concentrate, red peppers, soy sauce, vinegar, chili powder, garlic powder, and black pepper in a blender.

  3. Process until smooth, then transfer mixture to a nonstick skillet and heat until bubbly.

  4. Add mushroom strips, turning to coat evenly with sauce.

  5. Cover and cook over medium-high heat, turning occasionally, until mushrooms are tender, about 10 minutes. Serve.

Nutrition Facts

Per serving (1/2 of recipe)

Calories: 132
Fat: 1.2 g
     Saturated Fat: 0.2 g
     Calories from Fat: 8.4%
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Protein: 4.7 g
Carbohydrates: 28.9 g
Sugar: 19.9 g
Fiber: 3.9 g
Sodium: 589 mg
Calcium: 31 mg
Iron: 1.8 mg
Vitamin C: 97.9 mg
Beta-Carotene: 1,906 mcg
Vitamin E: 1.6 mg

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