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10+ Vegan Jackfruit Recipes You’ll Love!

Jackfruit is the new tofu, or is it the new seitan? Whatever it is, it’s one of the hottest trends in the food world right now. You probably have heard of Pulled Jackfruit (as a substitute for pulled pork) already, but did you know that there is so much more you can do with jackfruit?

In this post, I’ve included 10+ vegan jackfruit recipes you’ll love – ranging from jackfruit carnitas to crab cakes, taco soup, pot pie, teriyaki sushi bowl and even fried chick’n!

The most important thing to note when working with jackfruit is, that you get the right kind! Most recipes use young green jackfruit in brine or jackfruit in water. The first time I bought jackfruit, I bought it in syrup, of course, I couldn’t use it for any of the savory recipes I’ve had planned – learn from my mistakes! :)

Jackfruit Taquitos by The Mostly Vegan
Jackfruit Carnitas by Yup, it’s Vegan!
Vegan Jackfruit Pot Pie by Soy Division
Taco Soup by Fried Dandelions
Teriyaki Pulled Jackfruit Burger by The Hungry Herbivores

Don’t forget to bookmark or pin this page, so you’ll always have the most amazing vegan jackfruit recipes at hand! And please, let me know your favorites in the comments below! :)

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Natalie | Feasting on Fruit

Wednesday 1st of March 2017

Ooooh that teriyaki pulled burger! And the teriyaki sushi bowl is big time calling to me too...hmmm I'm noticing a theme here🤔 Jackfruit is actually one of my favorite "meat" subs, so easy and the simple and the texture is amazing. Never would've dreamed of baking it into a pot pie, but that sounds fantastic too! Loving this post, so many ideas :)

Linda from Veganosity

Wednesday 1st of March 2017

Thank you for including my crab" cake recipe in this delicious roundup! I love jackfruit, it's so versatile. Funny enough, I just posted a jackfruit tuna-less salad on the blog this morning. :)


Tuesday 28th of February 2017

Thanks for the feature Bianca! I love the post !


Saturday 4th of March 2017

The Teriyaki Pulled Jackfruit Burger is the bomb!! Thank you for letting me use it in the round-up :)