Jackfruit-Burger with BBQ-Sauce

Delicious and easy-to-make BBQ burgers, loaded with veggies and smoky roasted pulled jackfruit. Nutritious and very satisfying, this is an amazing recipe for pulled plant-based meat that you simply must try!

  • Preparation Time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes


Servings: 4

For the BBQ jackfruit

  • 2 cans
    jackfruit in brine (400 ml each)
  • 1
    red onion
  • 1
    garlic clove
  • 2 tbsp
    rapeseed oil
  • 150 ml
    BBQ sauce
  • salt to taste
  • white pepper to taste

For serving the burgers

  • 2
  • ¼
    lettuce salad
  • red cabbage
  • 1
    ripe avocado
  • 4
    burger buns
  • 8 tbsp


For the BBQ jackfruit

  1. Rinse the jackfruit and let it drain. Cut the onion into thin slices and the garlic into fine cubes.

  2. In a pan, add the oil, jackfruit, onion, and garlic, and fry over a medium-high heat for a few minutes.

  3. Mix in the BBQ sauce and then let it simmer.

  4. In the meantime, roughly tear apart the jackfruit pieces using a fork and season with salt and pepper.

For serving the burgers

  1. Cut the tomatoes into thin slices.

  2. Wash the lettuce and divide the salad leaves.

  3. Wash the red cabbage and cut into fine shreds.

  4. Cut the avocado into thin slices.

  5. Toast the burger buns, cut in half, and spread a tablespoon of hummus on each side.

  6. Add the salad, tomatoes, and cabbage to the bottom halves of the buns, then add the BBQ jackfruit and top with the avocado slices.

  7. Add the top bun and serve.


Can be served with sesame breadsticks, crackers or similar.

About the author

Stephan Giannangeli


Courses: Main Course
Special diets: Lupin-free, Soya-free, yeast-free
Difficulty: Level 2 (average)
Season: Barbecue, Summer

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