Smoked BBQ Jackfruit Tacos <br/>100% Vegan

Try these delicious BBQ jackfruit tacos, they are sure to fool all your friends!

Smoked BBQ Jackfruit Tacos with an Avocado Ranch Dressing


Corn tortillas

2 cans of young jackfruit in brine or water (not syrup)
1/2 yellow onion, thinly sliced
1/2 tsp smoked paprika
1/2 tsp onion powder
1/2 tsp garlic powder
2 tablespoons coconut sugar
Bottle of favourite vegan BBQ sauce

Avocado Ranch Dressing
1/2 an avocado
1/2 cup vegan sour cream or mayonnaise
2 tbsp non-dariy milk of choice
1/2 tsp apple cider vinegar
1/2 tsp white pepper
1/4 tsp pink Himalayan salt
1/2 tsp onion powder
1/2 tbsp dill
1/2 tbsp parsley
1/2 tbsp cilantro

Make it your own
Chopped roma tomatoes
Diced cucumber
Chopped purple cabbage
Leafy greens of choice - I'm using beet greens
Cilantro, optional


Prepare filling

  1. Drain and rinse the jackfruit. Chop off the hard centers and discard them.
  2. In a large skillet over medium, sauté the onions for 2-3 minutes. Add the jackfruit and cook for 4 more minutes.
  3. Add the BBQ sauce, enough to cover and a bit more. Add a splash of water, stir to combine.
  4. Cover and let it simmer on low for 45 minutes to an hour.

Prepare dressing

  1. In a food processor or blender, add all filling ingredients except the herbs and spices. Blend until smooth.
  2. Add the rest of the herbs and spices and blitz for 30-40 seconds.
  3. Place in the fridge until ready to use.

Prepare tacos

  1. In a small skillet over med-low heat, lightly oil pan.
  2. Place a tortilla in the skillet and heat until it starts to bubble, 2-4 minutes. Flip in between so you don't burn one side.
  3. Remove tortilla and place on cutting board and fold it in half. Let it cool while you heat the next one.
  4. Once your tortillias are ready, add can build your tacos! Drizzle the avocado ranch dressing over your tacos and serve.
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