Smoky Portobello and Poblano Fajitas Plant-Based Whole 30 Freezer Meal Recipe

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
Tender slices of Portobello mushrooms and roasted poblano peppers are seasoned to perfection, bring robust flavors and rich smokiness that you'll absolutely adore.
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Hey there, super parents juggling a million things. I’ve got something you wont want to miss out on! You know how your nose perks up when you hear that famous fajita sizzle in a Mexican restaurant? The same is about to happen with our Smoky Portobello and Poblano Fajitas, except you don’t have to go any further than your own kitchen to immerse yourself in that flavor of Heaven.

Tender slices of Portobello mushrooms and roasted poblano peppers are seasoned to perfection, bringing robust flavor and rich smokiness that you’ll absolutely adore. And with your favorite Whole 30 taco toppings, you’ll have the perfect, customizable dinner to leave you and yours just delighted.

We curated this recipe for flavor, but that’s not all – it’s also plant-based, Whole 30, and a make-ahead freezer meal, which means it’s right in line with a healthy lifestyle and comes to your rescue on those hectic days when cooking seems impossible. Just whip up a batch and stash it in the freezer for those days when you need an easy, wholesome meal, and at dinnertime you’ll be greeted with that Mexican-restaurant aroma we all adore. But don’t just take our word for it, let’s get cooking so you can indulge yourself!

Why You’ll Love this Smoky Portobello and Poblano Fajitas Recipe

  • Customizable: With so many accompaniments for everyone to choose from, this meal is truly a personalized experience for all.
  • Allergen-Friendly: Absent of dairy, gluten, and soy, this is a great meal option for individuals with common food allergies.
  • Healthy: This is a nutritious, low-calorie option for anyone focused on maintaining or losing weight.
A Year of Meal Plans on a Budget
Smoky Portobello and Poblano Fajitas Plant-Based Whole 30 Freezer Meal Recipe
Tender slices of Portobello mushrooms and roasted poblano peppers are seasoned to perfection, bring robust flavors and rich smokiness that you'll absolutely adore.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Equipment
  • 1 Slow Cooker
  • 1 gallon freezer bag
Ingredients
  
  • 12 oz Baby Bella mushrooms sliced
  • 3 Poblano peppers sliced
  • 1 1/2 cup Yellow onion diced
  • 2 tsp Garlic powder
  • 2 tsp Salt
  • 2 tsp Smoked paprika
  • 2 tsp Cumin
  • 3 tbsp Olive oil
  • 1 tsp Black pepper
Day of Cooking
  • 4 cups Cauliflower rice
  • Your favorite Whole30 taco toppings
Instructions
 
Prep/Freezer Directions
  • Prepare a gallon freezer bag, labeling according to your preferred method. 
  • Add all ingredients, except Day of Cooking ingredients, to the freezer bag. Shake evenly to coat all ingredients.
  • Seal bag, removing as much air as possible and freeze for up to three months.
Slow Cooker | Cooking Directions
  • Dump the contents of the freezer bag into a slow cooker.
  •  Cook on high for 3-4 hours. 
  • Serve over cauliflower rice, top with your favorite Whole 30 taco toppings, and enjoy!
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Equipment Needed to Make Plant Based Portobello Fajitas

  • 1 Slow Cooker
  • 1 gallon freezer bag

Ingredients for your Easy Smoky Portobello and Poblano Fajitas Plant-Based Recipe

  • 12 oz Baby Bella mushrooms, sliced
  • 3 Poblano peppers, sliced
  • 1 1/2 cup Yellow onion, diced
  • 2 tsp Garlic powder
  • 2 tsp Salt
  • 2 tsp Smoked paprika
  • 2 tsp Cumin
  • 3 tbsp Olive oil
  • 1 tsp Black pepper
  • Day of Cooking
  • 4 cups Cauliflower rice
  • Your favorite Whole30 taco toppings

How to Make a Smoky Portobello and Poblano Fajitas Whole30 Freezer Recipe

Prep/Freezer Directions:

  1. Prepare a gallon freezer bag, labeling according to your preferred method. 
  2. Add all ingredients, except Day of Cooking ingredients, to the freezer bag. Shake evenly to coat all ingredients.
  3. Seal bag, removing as much air as possible and freeze for up to three months.

Slow Cooker | Cooking Directions:

  1. Dump the contents of the freezer bag into a slow cooker.
  2.  Cook on high for 3-4 hours. 
  3. Serve over cauliflower rice, top with your favorite Whole 30 taco toppings, and enjoy!

What to Pair with your Whole 30 Fajitas Recipe

Sides:

Desserts:

Mocktails:

Popular Substitutions and Additions

Substitutions:

  • Black Beans: If you’re looking to add protein and heartiness to your fajitas, substitute a portion of the mushrooms with black beans.

Additions:

  • Roasted Red Bell Peppers: Add a pop of color and smoky sweetness to your fajitas by tossing in some strips of roasted red bell peppers.
  • Corn: Adding frozen corn to the mix will bring a bit of sweetness and add texture.

How To Reheat & Store Smoky Portobello and Poblano Fajitas Plant-Based Whole 30 Freezer Meal Recipe

Best Way To Store Leftover Freezer Meal Portobello Fajitas?

The best way to store your leftovers, is to try to separate the mixture from the rice. This will allow the rice to retain its texture throughout the process. Allow mixture to cool to room temperature before placing in an airtight container. Store in the fridge for best results.

How Long Will Quick Smoky Portobello and Poblano Fajitas Plant-Based Recipe Leftovers Last In the Fridge?

When you have properly stored and allowed your leftovers to cool to room temperature, your leftovers will remain fresh for three to five days. Always make sure that you check for spoilage before reheating leftovers.

 Can I Freeze Easy Portobello and Poblano Fajitas?

We always recommend freezing before cooking and consuming any leftovers within the recommended time frame. You can freeze if you wish, just beware the texture and flavor will not be the same the second round.

To prep this recipe as a raw freezer meal, simply label a gallon freezer bag, then add all ingredients, except day of ingredients, into the gallon freezer bag. Shake to evenly coat, then seal, removing as much excess air as possible, and store in the freezer for up to three months.

How to Reheat Vegan Poblano Fajitas?

This is reheatable in the microwave, oven, or on the stovetop. We recommend placing desired amount of leftovers in a skillet and heating over medium-low heat. Stir occasionally until leftovers are heated through.

To reheat in the microwave, use a safe plate, and heat for short bursts of 30-60 seconds. Stir between each interval to ensure even heating.

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