vegan jackfruit pulled pork tacos on wooden board with lime wedge and pickled red onions

Jackfruit "Pulled Pork" Tacos

These tacos are PERFECT for a vegan dinner recipe. Get ahold of some canned jackfruit for a plant-based "pulled pork". Add some purple cabbage, pickled red onions, avocado, and cilantro for a colorful, healthy meal.
Course Dinner
Cuisine Gluten Free, Mexican, Vegan, Vegetarian
Keyword jackfruit recipes, jackfruit tacos, vegan taco recipe
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 8 tacos
Calories 129kcal
Author Amanda


  • 1 package of flour or corn tortillas (use corn if gluten free)
  • 2 20oz cans jackfruit in brine or water
  • 1 Tablespoon of olive oil (or substitute with another neutral oil)
  • 2 chipotle chilis in adobo sauce chopped
  • 2 Tablespoons paprika
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper


  • purple cabbage
  • cilantro
  • avocado
  • lime
  • pickled red onions
  • hemp seeds


  • Place a large skillet over medium-high heat
  • Drain cans of jackfruit in a strainer
  • Coat pan with olive oil and add jackfruit to pan
  • Heat for 1-2 minutes
  • Remove jackfruit from heat and mash with a potato masher until all jackfruit chunks are broken up
  • Place pan back on heat and add chilis and seasonings
  • Stir well and let cook for an additional 2-3 minutes
  • Remove from heat and set aside
  • Microwave tortillas for 30 seconds to heat up, or warm in the oven at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 15 minutes
  • To assemble tacos, layer purple cabbage on a warm tortilla, add jackfruit, and top with red onions, cilantro, hemp seeds, and sliced avocado (all optional). Serve with fresh lime wedges!


Serving: 1taco | Calories: 129kcal | Carbohydrates: 16.1g | Protein: 4.4g | Fat: 3.1g | Saturated Fat: 0.3g | Sodium: 492mg | Fiber: 5.6g | Sugar: 0.6g