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This clean BBQ Jackfruit recipe is a go to vegan option for the mouthwatering cuisine!
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Clean BBQ Jackfruit

This clean vegan recipe is the perfect plant-based substitute for a summer BBQ!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dinner, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Plant-Based, Vegan
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 192kcal


  • 26 ounces canned jack fruit drained, rinsed, and pulled into strips with a fork
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 yellow onion thinly diced
  • 3 garlic cloves

Clean BBQ Sauce

  • 2 ounces tomato paste canned
  • 1/2 cup pureed tomato canned
  • 1 tablespoon molasses
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 cup fresh pineapple juice
  • 3 tablespoons nutritional yeast


  • Combine BBQ sauce ingredients in a medium bowl
  • In a pot, heat olive oil on medium-high heat
  • Sauté onion and garlic for about 3 minutes
  • Add sauce and reduce to a simmer for 5 minutes
  • Add jackfruit and simmer 10 more minutes
  • Serve on a sandwich bun or wrap


The nutritional information does not include the bun. 


Serving: 5ounces | Calories: 192kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Sodium: 203mg | Potassium: 454mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 196IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 84mg | Iron: 2mg |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 6
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 6