Pulled Jackfruit (and jackfruit tacos!)

Pulled Jackfruit (and jackfruit tacos!)

Pulled Jackfruit (and jackfruit tacos!)

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Pulled jackfruit (the easy way), plus our jackfruit taco recipe!

Ingredients:

  • JACKFRUIT
  • jackfruit - 2, 20oz cans green jackfruit (in brine)
  • TACOS
  • tortillas - corn (most authentic) or flour (for chewier)
  • SLAW
  • purple cabbage - 2 cups, chopped or sliced
  • mayonnaise - 1 TB (to taste) (we use a vegan mayo)
  • (optional variation if you have time)
  • green onions - 1/4 cup, chopped
  • sugar - 1 tsp
  • vinegar - white, 1 TB
  • TOPPING IDEAS
  • avocado - 2 whole, pitted, sliced
  • green onions - 1/4 cup, chopped
  • cilantro - 1/4 cup, chopped
  • pickled onions
  • (pickled onion ingredients)
  • vinegar - red wine, 1 part
  • water - 2 parts
  • sugar - 1 Tablespoon
  • queso - full recipe here
  • (queso ingredients, all blended for 6 minutes on high speed))
  • almond milk - 1 cup (240 mL)
  • nutritional yeast - 1/4 cup (60 g)
  • raw almonds - 1/2 cup (70 g)
  • raw cashews - 1/2 cup (65 g)
  • salt - 1.5 tsp (8 g)
  • garlic powder - 1/2 tsp (1.5 g)
  • onion powder - 1 tsp (2.5 g)
  • crushed red pepper - a few shakes (to taste)
  • red bell pepper (de-seeded)

Instructions:

JACKFRUIT

  1. Bake
    • Drain cans of jackfruit
    • Place onto cooking sheet
    • Bake for 20 minutes at 350F
  2. Pull
    • Option 1: Pull apart with two forks
    • Option 2: Use your Vitamix (saves tons of time!)
      • Add jackfruit to container (2 cups maximum at a time)
      • Blend on Variable Speed 1 for 5 seconds
  3. Dress
    • Add bbq sauce
    • Toss around
  4. Bake (again)
    • 20 minutes at 350F
    • Mix by hand after 10 minutes

SLAW

  • Chop cabbage:
    • Option 1: By hand
    • Option 2: With the Vitamix
      • Golf ball size pieces
      • Variable speed 1 for 5 seconds
      • Use the tamper to guide
  • Option 1: Quick
    • Add mayonnaise
    • Stir
  • Option 2: Overnight
    • Add vinegar, sugar, green onions
    • Combine
    • Let sit in the fridge overnight

QUESO

  1. Add ingredients to blender container
  2. Blend on Variable speed 10 for 6 minutes (or use Soup setting)

PICKLED ONIONS

  • Option 1: Store-bought
  • Option 2: Overnight
    • Slice
    • Place into jar
    • Add water, sugar, red wine vinegar
    • Sit overnight in fridge

TORTILLAS

  • Warmed up in oven

OTHER TOPPINGS

  • Slice avocado
  • Chop green onions
  • Rinse cilantro
  • BBQ sauce

Useful tips for Pulled Jackfruit (and jackfruit tacos!)

There are several ingredients and steps to make these jackfruit tacos. But don’t be intimidated; this recipe is actually quite easy!

And, aside from the queso, the ingredients list and quantities are all quite flexible. After all, they’re just tacos!

Be sure to watch the video tutorial below; it’s helpful (and fun!).