Vegan Jackfruit Tacos

Vegan Jackfruit Tacos
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Recipe was provided by Daiya Foods and inspired by Vegan Richa.These tacos are perfect for a vegan taco dinner for the family. Double the recipe to host your very own #TacoTuesday for a crowd!
jackfruit tacos
  • 1 cup dairy-free pepperjack cheese, preferably daiya pepperjack shreds
  • 2 20-ounce cans green jackfruit in brine
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup lettuce
  • 2 chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
  • 2 tablespoon adobo sauce
  • 10 cloves garlic
  • 4 tablespoon ketchup
  • 1 teaspoon ancho chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 1/4 cup water
  • salt, to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 8 soft corn tortillas
  1. Drain the canned jackfruit. Add to a saucepan with 3 cups of water, bring to a boil over medium heat, and boil for 10 to 11 minutes. Drain, shred with a fork, and set aside.
  2. Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add onions and a pinch of salt and cook jackfruit until translucent. Stir occasionally, about 4 minutes.
  3. In a blender, blend chipotle peppers, adobo sauce, garlic cloves, ketchup, ancho chili powder, black pepper, cumin, coriander, oregano and 1/4 cup of water until smooth.
  4. Add the blended sauce to the skillet with onions and cook until the sauce thickens and smells roasted. Stir occasionally, about 6 to 8 minutes.
  5. Add the shredded jackfruit, 1 cup water, and salt to the skillet. Mix well and cover for 10 minutes.
  6. Stir, reduce heat to medium-low and continue to cook for 15 minutes until the sauce reduces and the jackfruit picks up the sauce flavor.
  7. Prep the tomatoes, lettuce, and dairy-free cheese for toppings.
  8. Add jackfruit to corn tortillas and add tomatoes and lettuce.
  9. Top with cheese and serve.