VEGAN PULLED BBQ JACKFRUIT

Today's recipe feature, the jackfruit, is the LARGEST tree fruit in the world with some weighing in at over 80lbs. This traditionally Asian fruit, most notably grown in India, Bangladesh, and Thiland, has developed a small taking in Brazil in its move to the Americas.

Total cook time: 30 Minutes

    Ingredients

    • 35 ounces of Jackfruit, canned – Organic Forest sell and organic jackfruit: in water
    • ½ - ¾ Cups of Triple Crown Classic BBQ Sauce
    • 1 Avocado - Sliced
    • Pinches of your favorite spices
    • 2 Tbsp Olive Oil

    FOR SERVING

    • Serve alongside a plate of spiced potatoes
    • Add buns for a great BBQ sandwhich
    • Wine Pairing: Chambourcin – Elmaro Vineyard – Trempealeau, WI

    Instructions

    1. Remove Jackfruit from cans – rinse and dry
    2. Cut of core of the fruit if not previously removed
    3. Place jackfruit in bowl while warming oil
    4. Heat large pan on low-med – add the oil and warm
    5. Add jackfruit to the warm oil, and season with your favorite spices // stir jackfruit every 3 minutes to prevent burning
    6. Add Triple Crown BBQ classic sauce while still cooking – heat the dish for two additional minutes
    7. While cooking, slice avocado into strips // these will be added to the top of the sandwhich
    8. Once fully cooked, remove from heat and plate // place avocado slices on top of the jackfruit
    9. Leftover BBQ jackfruit remains good for ~3 days