Jackfruit is a surprisingly versatile and useful ingredient. Mix it with various flavors, and you can use it in a ton of different types of dishes. It’s perfect for so many recipes: in a burger bun, on nachos, in tacos, or in your favorite salad.

Grill season is coming up, and you need these 15 barbecue jackfruit recipes from our Food Monster App in your life!


1. Loaded BBQ Jackfruit and Potato Cheese Nachos

If you want the ultimate nachos recipe, this is it! BBQ jackfruit, vegan cheese sauce, and delicious veggies are what you need to make this Loaded BBQ Jackfruit and Potato Cheese Nachos!

2. BBQ Jackfruit Huevos Rancheros 

In this BBQ Jackfruit Huevos Rancheros recipe, you get a ton of flavor from the smoky, savory red sauce. It doesn’t stop there, marinated jackfruit and tofu scramble are added to pack it with some more flavor and protein!

3. BBQ Jackfruit Naan Pizza 

In this recipe, you get sweet and savory flavors for the perfect balance! Barbecue jackfruit and sweet pineapple are topped on a naan crust in this BBQ Jackfruit Naan Pizza, which will definitely satisfy your taste-buds!

4. BBQ Jackfruit and Pineapple Pizza

Barbecue jackfruit is topped on a thin pizza crust together with vegan cheese! This BBQ Jackfruit and Pineapple Pizza is perfect to make for all your loved ones when you really want a comforting meal.


5. BBQ Jackfruit BunsBBQ Jackfruit Buns [Vegan]

Spice up the traditional Chinese buns with some barbecue jackfruit! It makes these BBQ Jackfruit Buns meaty, saucy, and heavenly! Dip them in some soy sauce for the ultimate taste explosion.

6. Roasted Veggie and BBQ Jackfruit Macro BowlRoasted Veggie and BBQ Jackfruit Macro Bowl

This Roasted Veggie and BBQ Jackfruit Macro Bowl is here to help when you want a nutritious, delicious, and loaded bowl of goodness! The jackfruit is marinated and baked, then served with roasted and sautéed veggies, can it get any better?


7. Korean BBQ Jackfruit Buns Korean BBQ Jackfruit Buns

When you want a little appetizer during the day, or as an entrée before a dinner party, these Korean BBQ Jackfruit Buns come in handy! They are savory and a little spicy with an amazingly soft bun!

8. Carolina BBQ Jackfruit Sliders With Apple SlawCaroline BBQ Jackfruit Sliders With Apple Slaw 1 

When you want a flavor explosion like never before, try these Carolina BBQ Jackfruit Sliders With Apple Slaw! In the sliders you’ll find BBQ jackfruit and an apple slaw avocado that is both sweet and sour. All the flavors pair so well together!


9. Spicy Korean BBQ Jackfruit Tacos With Sesame Carrot Coleslaw Spicy Korean BBQ Jackfruit Tacos With Sesame Carrot Coleslaw

Next level tacos, for sure! These Spicy Korean BBQ Jackfruit Tacos With Sesame Carrot Coleslaw have everything you need: Spicy jackfruit, creamy sauce, and crunchy coleslaw!

10. BBQ Jackfruit How to Survive a Summer Cookout Without Eating Meat

When you want a bulletproof jackfruit recipe, try this BBQ Jackfruit! The best thing? You only need four ingredients, and you can use it in any dish: in a burger bun, in nachos, or maybe sided with a lot of veggies and a dressing.

11. Pulled Jackfruit With a Quick BBQ Sauce vegan pulled BBQ jackfruit sandwich

How saucy and delicious does this Pulled Jackfruit With a Quick BBQ Sauce look? This mouthwatering recipe is sure to get your taste-buds satisfied with an easy and perfectly tasty barbecue sauce.

12. Jackfruit Sliders With Chipotle Cherry BBQ Sauce

These Jackfruit Sliders With Chipotle Cherry BBQ Sauce are perfect to impress all your friends with! The jackfruit is mixed in a sweet, spicy chipotle cherry BBQ sauce for an unique touch, and added to a burger bun with some greens.

13. BBQ Pulled Jackfruit Sandwich BBQ Pulled Jackfruit Sandwich

The most satisfying lunch ever! Smoky, tangy, and sweet flavors are added to the jackfruit in this BBQ Pulled Jackfruit Sandwich, added to the sandwich bread and topped with guacamole, because who doesn’t love guacamole?

14. Loaded BBQ Pulled Jackfruit NachosLoaded BBQ Pulled Jackfruit Nachos

What’s even better than nachos? Super extra-loaded nachos! Just like this Loaded BBQ Pulled Jackfruit Nachos!  BBQ jackfruit, black beans, chopped tomatoes, sliced green onions, and pickled jalapeños, yes please, and top it with some creamy cashew nacho cheese!


15. Smoky BBQ Mango Jackfruit Sliders

When you want a simple, yet perfectly good recipe for jackfruit – here it is! These Smoky BBQ Mango Jackfruit Sliders have all the sweet and spicy flavors you want, with a fresh and crunchy jalapeño slaw to balance it out.

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Lead image source: Jackfruit Sliders With Chipotle Cherry BBQ Sauce