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Jackfruit Sloppy Joe

Cooking: 40 minutes (Prep & Cooking Time)
Serves: 4 portions


  • 1 x 454g Tin young green jackfruit
  • 1L Gravy
  • 1 tbsp. Tomato puree
  • 1 Onion brunoise
  • 1 Clove garlic crushed
  • 1 Green pepper diced
  • Frenchy’s mustard
  • 1 tbsp. Tomato ketchup
  • ½ tsp Cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp Smoked paprika
  • ½ tsp Onion powder
  • ½ tsp Garlic powder
  • Hot sauce to taste (optional)
  • Vegan sliced cheese


In a large sauce pan using veg oil, sweat the onions and garlic without colour, add the peppers, jackfruit. Add the onion powder, garlic powder and smoked paprika.
Add the tomato puree and ketchup, then add the gravy and cook on a simmer for 30 minutes. Use a little water if it looks like it is going to be too dry. Be careful not to let it stick so stir regularly
Using a masher break up the jack fruit, finish with the Frenchy’s mustard & hot sauce if you’d like it to be extra spicy
Serve in a vegan bun with melted cheese over it Sloppy Joe style!