15 minute Epic Tasting Pulled BBQ Jackfruit Burger

The Balanced Kitchen
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 2 burgers


BBQ Jackfruit

  • 1 tin jackfruit - 200g drained weight
  • 200 mls tomato passata
  • 1 dash apple cider vinegar
  • 1 pinch sweet smoked paprika
  • 1 TBSP tamari
  • 1/2 tsp dried garlic granules
  • 1/2 tsp dried onion granules
  • 1 tsp liquid smoke - optional

Remaining ingredients

  • 2 wholemeal burger buns
  • 1 leaf cabbage washed, shredded, blanched in hot water
  • 1 large tomato sliced
  • 1/2 small red onion sliced
  • 1 TBSP vegan mayo


  • Place the jackfruit into a sieve and rinse under running water, then shake off excess water. Tear/shred the jackfruit into smaller pieces using clean hands.
  • Place the jackfruit into a medium sized pan with the tomato passata, apple cider vinegar, sweet smoked paprika, dried onion and garlic granules and liquid smoke (if using).
  • Heat on a low to medium heat with a lid secured for 8-10 mins until heated through. Add a splash of water if needed to prevent burning.
  • Build each burger by layering the shredded cabbage, slices of tomato, red onion, BBQ jackfruit and vegan mayo before serving immediately.
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