Vegan Recipe of the Day: Best Homemade Pulled Jackfruit Burger
Vegan Pulled Jackfruit Burger
Who says you need pork to enjoy a delicious hamburger? You can amaze everyone at the table, including your meat-eater friends, with this homemade yet delicious vegan ‘pulled’ meat substitute, aka the jackfruit. Forget about smoking your “meat” for hours and just enjoy some barbecue time!
Prep time: 5-7 minutes
Cooking time: 45 minutes
Here’s what you’ll need for vegan pulled jackfruit burger:
- 2 Tbsp olive oil
- 1 finely chopped onion
- 3 minced garlic cloves
- 450 g jackfruit, fresh or canned (equivalent to 3 jackfruits)
- 1 Tbsp cumin
- 1 Tbsp chili powder
- 1 Tbsp vegan Worcestershire
- 1 Tbsp liquid smoke
- 2 cups vegetable stock
- 100-120g bbq sauce
- salt and pepper to taste
Preheat your oven to 350ºF (180ºC). In case you have fresh jackfruit, cut it in half and remove the core, seeds and coating. Rinse and dry what’s left of the fruit. In a large pan, cook the onions and garlic until they become soft, then add the jackfruit, Worcestershire, liquid smoke and spices. Stir for 2-3 minutes then add the vegetable stock.
Mix and then leave it to simmer for 35 minutes, until the liquid is absorbed and the jackfruit’s texture becomes meaty. Stir every 10 minutes to make sure the jackfruit is shredded. Add the BBQ sauce and cook without lid for another 10 minutes. If you want the mix to be stickier, add one more Tbsp of BBQ sauce.
Serve with vegan coleslaw and vegan buns for a delicious culinary experience. Just be careful…once you dig in, you won’t be able to stop!
Here’s a full, hands-on demonstration of how to prepare a delicious vegan pulled jackfruit burger recipe! Speaking of delicious recipes, you might also like this Deliciously Easy Cheesy Vegan Quesadilla or these Perfect Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies.