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Mushroom Stroganoff


Pre-made Ingredient Packet (bring this with you in your checked bag)

  • 1/3 cup cashew butter
  • 2 tablespoons nutritional yeast
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Other Ingredients (when you get to your destination)

  • 1 small yellow onion, cut in half and thinly sliced
  • 8 ounces mushrooms, sliced
  • 12 ounces 100% whole wheat rotini
  • 4 cups water or low sodium, oil free vegetable stock
  • 1 lemon, juiced


Pre-made Ingredient Packet

  • Before you leave for your trip, combine cashew butter, nutritional yeast, salt and pepper in a small mixing bowl. Stir until smooth and transfer to a leak-proof jar or bottle.

Full Meal

  • Add onion to rice cooker and cook for 3 minutes.
  • Add mushrooms, pasta, and water (or stock) to rice cooker and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Stir once and continue to stir occasionally, cooking for a total of 20 minutes.
  • Add pre-made Ingredient Packet and lemon juice and stir well. Sauce will thicken while stirring.


TIP: Try to keep the pasta under the liquid while cooking so it doesn’t dry out. Add more water if needed.