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BBQ Jackfruit Tacos (vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free)

Delicious vegan BBQ Jackfruit Tacos - you'll be able to fool a meat lover.
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Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Cuisine American &amp, Mexican-Inspired
Servings: 4 -5 tacos
Author: Nisha @ honeywhatscooking


  • Jackfruit Tacos
  • Avocado Oil - 1 tbsp
  • Garlic - 3 cloves chopped
  • Red Bell Pepper - 1/2 medium/large sliced
  • Green Bell Pepper - 1/2 medium/large sliced
  • Red Onion - 1/2 medium/large sliced
  • Green Jackfruit - 1 20 ounce can drained/sliced
  • Trader Joe's Organic Brown Sugar Barbecue Sauce - 1/4 cup + 2 tbsp
  • Garnish
  • Almond Flour Tortillas - these are paleo & vegan you can also use corn tortillas
  • Fresh Cilantro - small handful chopped
  • Red Onion - thinly sliced
  • Avocado - 1 medium thinly sliced
  • Fresh Lime - squirt on top


  • Begin by slicing red and green bell peppers, red onions, and chop the garlic.
  • Heat up a cast-iron skillet on medium heat, once hot, add oil, then add bell peppers, onions and garlic. Saute for 5-8 minutes.
  • Open a can of jackfruit. I got mine at Trader Joe's.
  • Drain and chop/shred jackfruit.
  • Once the veggies are slightly golden brown, add the jackfruit.
  • Add the chili powder, cumin powder, black pepper and salt.
  • Stir and let this cook for 5 minutes. Stir in between.
  • In the meantime, chop up some cilantro, slice a little red onion, and slice an avocado.
  • Now add the barbecue sauce.
  • Stir.
  • Top with cilantro. Stir again.
  • Heat up tortillas in a toaster oven or on the stove.
  • Add the jackfruit mixture and then top with avocado, red onions and cilantro with a squirt of lime juice. Serve immediately.


* for a Paleo option - use a paleo approved barbecue sauce or make your own that is paleo approved.
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