Jackfruit is extraordinary! It’s a fruit that has similar culinary properties to shredded pork or chicken when picked before it has a chance to ripen. It’s meaty in texture, yet has zero fat and zero cholesterol. When prepared correctly, you won’t believe you’re eating fruit!
Ingredients for Jackfruit Tacos:
1 package Upton’s Naturals Chili Lime Carnitas Jackfruit
3 taco-sized corn tortillas
1 cup chopped romaine lettuce
1 cup pinto beans, drained and rinsed
1/2 cup non-dairy Mexican-style cheese (try Follow Your Heart Fiesta Blend)
Pico de gallo (or diced tomatoes) for garnish
Non-dairy sour cream (try Forager or Kite Hill brands)
Sliced avocado or guacamole
Instructions for Jackfruit Tacos:
1. Sauté jackfruit until warmed through. While sautéeing, heat up the beans in the microwave or on the stovetop.
2. In a clean pan, heat up the tortillas, flipping so each side gets a few char marks.
3. Evenly distribute the ingredients amongst the three tortillas and layer in this order: jackfruit, pinto beans, non-dairy cheese, pico de gallo, sour cream, pickled jalapeno, avocado, and cilantro.
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