These jackfruit recipes will have you going crazy for this fibrous plant.
Its center looks just like pulled pork! Naturally sweet in flavor, jackfruit is easy to season and incorporate into a variety of dishes.
That’s why you’ll see recipes for every meal on this list! From salty and savory to sweet and scrumptious, jackfruit does it all.
And the best part? Most of these recipes are 100 percent vegan.
So, without further ado, let’s dive into these fantastic jackfruit recipes!
Jackfruit Recipes For Breakfast
Start your day out strong with a large glass of jackfruit smoothie! Blend this sweet treat up with some celery stalks for a light breakfast option.
One of the many benefits of jackfruit is its high protein content. This smoothie is made to keep you full and energized until lunch.
Think of these banana jackfruit muffins like banana muffins that went on a tropical vacation.
The insides are so soft and buttery with a kiss of coconut milk and a sweetness from bananas and jackfruit.
But that almond coconut crumble steals the show! It’s so crunchy and nutty and pairs perfectly with these delicately sweet muffins.
These eggless jackfruit pancakes are delicately sweet and super hearty. They’re the perfect way to start your day.
Jackfruit lends a subtly sweet tropical flavor to these pancakes with minimal effort.
And while eggless pancakes aren’t as fluffy, they’re dense and filling like an incredibly moist cake.
Who doesn’t love a creamy rice pudding? This breakfast is sweet and satisfying with the perfect amount of cinnamon sprinkled in.
Enjoy this nostalgic dish with a jackfruit twist. It’s the perfect way to start your day! If you need some dessert inspiration, check out this recipe!
Shake up your sweet tooth with this jackfruit smoothie recipe. It’s a delightfully creamy way to enjoy this nutrition-packed fruit.
It’s loaded with ripe fruit, light coconut milk, and just a splash of lime juice. Together, they create something sweet, smooth, and not too sweet.
If your mornings are on the go, this is a great way to never miss a meal!
Savory Jackfruit Recipes
Let the good times roll with this BBQ jackfruit pizza. This tastes just like the ever-popular BBQ chicken pizza, but it’s meatless!
Make a better choice for yourself and the planet when you indulge in this homemade vegan pizza recipe.
With a crispy crust and flavorful toppings, it tastes better than takeout!
This savory pot pie is stuffed with tender vegetables, a creamy sauce, and plenty of tasty meat substitute pieces.
Wrap it all up in a buttery crust, and you’ll have one remarkable dinner!
You’ll know you knocked dinner out of the park with this recipe! Slice up your family’s new favorite meal and serve them this delicious pot pie.
Stuffed sweet potatoes are a great last-minute meal option, and jackfruit makes one hearty filling!
Coat your jackfruit in sweet and tangy barbecue sauce and then stuff those taters taught.
Scatter a few slices of avocado across the top, too. This recipe is the perfect go-to weeknight dinner for its quick assembly and easy cleanup.
Take me out to the ball game with this classic vegan recipe. Jackfruit joins all of your favorite chili flavors for a spicy bowl of irresistible soup.
Chili powder kicks up the flavor in a pot full of fresh onion, beans, bell peppers, and jackfruit.
Dig into a bowl of this classic comfort food.
Head on down south with this chicken-fried jackfruit recipe. Serve it up with creamy mashed potatoes and a buttery biscuit.
With a flavorful flour breading and crispy outer layer, this chicken-fried jackfruit will be gone before you know it!
Jackfruit Sandwich Recipes
Taste the Mediterranean with this jackfruit gyro recipe. Pile your pita high with peppered jackfruit, crisp red onion, and creamy tzatziki sauce.
It’s all of your favorite Greek flavors in one satisfying sandwich! Don’t forget the olives and feta — they make this dish great!
Transform summer barbecues with this sandwich recipe! Sweet and tangy barbecue sauce smothers tender jackfruit to make this summertime classic.
Pile it high on a brioche bun and pair it with your favorite cookout sides to complete the meal. Baked beans, watermelon, and potato salad are all great options.
Your grilling game just got better with this recipe in your back pocket. Dust off your apron and grab your spatula. These burgers won’t cook themselves.
Season the jackfruit with garlic and onion to infuse savory flavors into the slightly sweet flesh.
Then mix it with some pantry staples to form patties that are ready for your favorite condiments.
These wraps are so full of flavor, they just might burst! Sweet, juicy mango and hearty black beans are the perfect companions for tender jackfruit.
Don’t be shy when it comes to the seasonings! Spicy jerk seasoning accentuates the sweet mango for a spicy-sweet combo that is out of this world.
Garlic and cheese jackfruit rolls are like cinnamon rolls’ savory cousins.
Even if you aren’t vegan, this vegan recipe is so delicious and pretty, it’s a must-try.
Every layer incorporates savory garlic, hearty jackfruit, and fresh herbs.
And that vegan cream cheese on top makes them irresistible.
Easy Jackfruit Dishes
This jackfruit burrito recipe is perfect for when you’re short on time.
Sautee your jackfruit with garlic and taco seasoning for a quick and easy burrito filling.
Top your burrito with your favorite condiments and you are good to go. Try adding rice or guacamole to your tortilla along with the tasty meat substitute filling.
Save yourself a trip to the northeast with this easy jackfruit crab cake recipe.
The moist crab cakes are stuffed with jackfruit and brimming with flavor.
The cornmeal base is packed with sweet corn kernels and plenty of green onion. These delicious morsels pair well with tartar sauce for an out-of-this-world entree.
Top the charts with this jackfruit nacho recipe. Your favorite bar food can now be made in the comfort of your own home.
Season your jackfruit with taco seasoning and assemble a heaping pile of crave-worthy nacho.
Sprinkle on your favorite nacho accessories such as black olives and jalapenos.
And remember, you have to share!
This meatless “chicken” salad recipe is a quick and easy meal in the making. Keep this dish on hand for last-minute lunches or a heart midday snack.
Spread this savory salad on bread or crackers for a filling treat.
The creamy base, red bell pepper, and green onion are a satisfying combination you won’t be able to resist!
Spice up your Taco Tuesday with this jackfruit recipe. Fill your taco shells to the brim with generous scoops of spicy jackfruit taco filling.
All that is left is to finish your taco with your favorite taco toppings!
The jackfruit filling works with them all, from salsa and cilantro to cheese and lettuce. Is your mouth watering yet?
Everyone needs a carnitas recipe, and this one is entirely vegan! Keep this protein-packed meal on hand for salads, bowls, burritos, tacos, and more.
Sautee jackfruit in a skillet with fresh cilantro for crisp carnitas that is loaded with flavor. Use this dish in all of your favorite Mexican recipes.
This carnitas recipe is a quick and easy first stop for meal inspiration.
Jackfruit Dessert Recipes
If you’re looking for jackfruit flavor, but wanting something sweet instead of savory, give this jackfruit ice cream a try!
This recipe only calls for three ingredients– jackfruit, coconut milk, and sugar. Then you’re a few simple steps away from homemade ice cream!
It’s crave-able and creamy, filled with the natural flavor of this tropical fruit.
Caramelize your jackfruit into this delicious upside-down cake. Complete with a toffee drizzle, this recipe is the pinnacle of decadence.
A dense, moist cake is the perfect medium to bake juicy pieces of jackfruit for a celebration of tropical flavor.
No more chocolate and vanilla! Give this cake a whirl at your next birthday celebration!
Looking for a delicate dessert? Then you’ve come to the right place!
This jackfruit and coconut panna cotta is perfect for those steamy summer days.
This fun pairing delivers subtle tropical notes, and it’s not too sweet.
It’s a great recipe when you crave something sweet but don’t want to turn on the oven.
This jackfruit tapioca trifle is unlike any dessert you’ve had before! The pairing of creamy tapioca with muscovado sugar is simply amazing.
Muscovado sugar has a distinct molasses flavor that pairs perfectly with tropical jackfruit and creamy coconut.
It’s the perfect sweet treat on a hot summer day. And looks so pretty!
Pairing creamy cheesecake and tropical jackfruit is a match made in heaven!
Seriously, it’s hard to stop at just one slice of cheesecake with this tasty recipe.
The flavors of the jackfruit don’t overpower the creamy notes from cheesecake. Instead, it offers a subtle tropical kiss to this decadent dessert.
More Jackfruit Recipes
Deep-fried jackfruit is perfect for vegetarians who miss chicken strips! Seriously, the texture of these deep-fried morsels is exactly like chicken.
Paired with an IPA and malt vinegar batter, the savory notes overtake any sweetness from the jackfruit.
With a fresh dill mayo dipping sauce, you’ll think you died and when to chicken strip heaven.
Think you’ve tried every curry out there? Think again! This butter cauliflower and jackfruit curry is out of this world.
It’s rich, savory, and delicately spicy like any good curry recipe. But the addition of jackfruit adds a meaty finish and subtle sweetness.
Pair it over a bed of fluffy rice, and don’t forget the naan.
What I love most about these teriyaki jackfruit sushi bowls is they are so filling (and healthy!)
It’s a great dinner for hungry vegans that need something filling.
Jackfruit adds a wonderful meaty texture that pairs so well with eathy greens and sesame.
Pair it over rice, and dig in!
I love tamales, but it’s hard to find a good vegetarian option. Enter the humble jackfruit!
Adding jackfruit to the filling mixture provides a meaty texture with a kiss of sweetness.
And that sweetness is the perfect pairing with masa. Drizzle in a spicy chipotle crema, and watch them disappear!
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