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Vegan BBQ Burger aka Pulled Jackfruit
5 from 5 votes

Vegan BBQ Burger



  • Two 20-ounce cans jackfruit in water, or brine, washed and patted dried
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

BBQ Sauce:

  • ¾ cup ketchup
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup water
  • 2 teaspoons smoked paprika ground
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar or apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon dry mustard
  • ½ tablespoon Vegan Worcestershire sauce, (Annie's brand)
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • Hamburger bun


  • Mixed coleslaw


To make pulled jackfruit:

  • Use a fork and shred jackfruit until it resembles a pulled pork consistency.

To make BBQ Sauce:

  • Combine all ingredients in a small saucepan, bring to a simmer over medium heat and cook for 4-5 minutes.

To Cook Pulled Jackfruit BBQ:

  • In a large skillet, heat oil over medium high heat. Cook the jackfruit for about 2 minutes, keep stirring.
  • Add about 10 tablespoons BBQ sauce, keep stirring, add more sauce according to your liking. ( I used about 20 tablespoons total)
  • Serve on the buns topped with coleslaw.
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