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Simple recipe for vegan nachos made with jackfruit

Simple recipe for vegan nachos made with jackfruit

Simple recipe for vegan nachos made with jackfruit

 If you haven’t heard of it, jackfruit in a large fruit originating from southeast Asia.  It has become quite popular in recent years as a meat alternative because when the green fruit is cooked and flavoured, it resembles pulled pork or chicken.

Follow the recipe below to make these sweet tasting vegan nachos in no time.

  1. Rinse jack fruit very well and remove seed pods.
  2. Chop the jackfruit, mostly chopping the harder core.
  3. Add jackfruit, BBQ sauce, and 1 cup water to a cast iron pan, other oven safe pan, or a small pot.
  4. Simmer on low for 25 to 35 minutes until most of the liquid is gone.
  5. Optional step for a drier crispier jackfruit. Heat oven to 425 degrees fahrenheit.
  6. Place pan of jackfruit in oven and bake for 15 minutes. If using a pot that is not oven safe, transfer jackfruit to an oven safe pan and bake for 15 minutes.
  7. Place tortilla chips on a large plate or platter and pour nacho sauce over the top. Sprinkle BBQ Jackfruit, and all other nacho toppings.

These jackfruit nachos would be perfect for sharing (if you are into that sort of thing).  

Top tip:  simmer the jackfruit for 20 minutes, then bake in a hot oven for 15 minutes to create these yummy little crispy edges (recipe from


And enjoy!

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