Sweet and Spicy Barbecue Jackfruit Quesadillas
"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
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An extremely simple Mexican-style dinner you can prepare any night of the week, these quesadillas are packed with tasty jackfruit, onions, spinach, and vegan cheese.



Prep time 10mins
Cook time 30mins
Serves or Makes: 3-4 quesadillas


  • 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!