Sweet and Spicy Barbecue Jackfruit Quesadillas
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Got plans with this Sweet and Spicy Barbecue Jackfruit Quesadillas tonight! These Quesadillas are packed with delicious jackfruit, onions, spinach, and cheese!

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Oh-so tasty Barbecue Jackfruit Quesadillas. These quesadillas are made with simple ingredients and are bursting with flavor.This is multi-layered with delicious jackfruit, onions, spinach, and cheese that will make a comfort meal the whole family will love! -@itsallgoodvegan


Prep time 10mins
Cook time 30mins
Serves or Makes: 3-4 quesadillas
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  • 1 (20 ounce) can Green Jackfruit in brine
  • 1 tablepsoon neutral oil
  • 1/ 2 red onion, finely chopped
  • 3/ 4 cup barbeque sauce
  • 1/ 2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/ 2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/ 4 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1/ 4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 cup fresh spinach
  • 6 medium flour tortillas
  • 1 cup vegan cheddar cheese
  • 1/ 4 cup cilantro, leaves, picked


  • Step 1

    Drain, rise, and pat jackfruit dry. Using a fork, shred jackfruit chunks into bite sized pieces.

  • Step 2

    Heat a pan with oil over medium heat. Add jackfruit and onion and cook until fragrant and slightly softened, about 5 minutes.

  • Step 3

    Add barbecue sauce, chili powder, garlic powder, salt, pepper, and water to the pan and stir. Cover and simmer on medium-low heat for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add the fresh spinach, stir, and set jackfruit mixture aside.

  • Step 4

    Over medium heat, heat a medium pan with neutral oil. Add the tortilla, sprinkle on vegan cheese and bbq jackfruit and top with another tortilla. Flip the quesadilla and cook for an additional 2 minutes or until the cheese has melted and the tortilla is lightly golden. Repeat until you have assembled all of the quesadillas.

  • Step 5

    Cut quesadillas, garnish with cilantro, and eat!

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