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Jackfruit Tacos

Jackfruit tacos are an easy Mexican inspired dinner made using canned jackfruit and a spicy chipotle sauce. Serve these vegan pulled pork style tacos for a simple weeknight meal. 
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 4 servings
Calories 249kcal


  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 Onion chopped
  • 3 cloves Garlic crushed
  • 2 400g tins Jackfruit drained
  • Salt and Pepper
  • 1 tsp Cumin
  • 1 tsp Chilli Powder
  • 1 tsp Smoked Paprika
  • 2 tbsp Chipotle Paste
  • 500 ml Vegetable Stock
  • 1 400g tin Chopped Tomatoes
  • 8 Small Wraps
  • Taco Toppings of your choice, to serve


  • Heat the oven to 180°C/350°F. Heat the oil in a pot over a medium heat, add the onion and garlic and cook until softened. Break up any bigger pieces of jackfruit and add to the onion with the spices and chipotle paste and stir to coat.
  • Add the vegetable stock and tomatoes and bring to a simmer, cook until the jackfruit has broken down, about 30 minutes. Line a baking sheet with baking paper and spread the jackfruit on it. Put in the oven for 20 minutes.
  • Serve in warmed tortillas with toppings of your choice.


Nutrition information is an estimate and will vary depending on the exact ingredients used.


Calories: 249kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 743mg | Potassium: 952mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 33g | Vitamin A: 1080IU | Vitamin C: 33mg | Calcium: 82mg | Iron: 2mg