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jackfruit nachos

Jackfruit Nachos

These BBQ jackfruit nachos make the ultimate game day snack or party appetizer. They're loaded with pulled jackfruit, kidney beans and vegan cheese. Top them off with some chopped tomatoes, a sprinkling of cilantro, your favorite salsa and pass the guacamole!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course dinner, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 5 servings
Calories 645 kcal


For The Jackfruit Nachos

  • 9 ounce bag tortilla chips
  • 20 oz can young green jackfruit drained and rinsed
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 red onion chopped
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 can black beans
  • 1 cup vegan cheddar cheese grated

For The BBQ Sauce

  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • 2 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • ½ tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon liquid smoke *or tamari or soy sauce
  • ½ teaspoon chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper

Optional Toppings

  • 1 avocado
  • 1 cup tomatoes chopped
  • 1 cup chopped cilantro
  • 2 limes cut in half
  • 1 jalapeno pepper chopped


  • Make the BBQ sauce: Mix together all the BBQ sauce ingredients in a small bowl.
  • Drain and rinse the jackfruit. Prepare it by ripping it apart with your hand (or two forks). Discard the hard inner core.
  • Heat the olive oil in a large saute pan, and add the jackfruit and red onion.Season with salt. Saute for 5 minutes. Add and BBQ sauce and ½ cup of water and lower the heat to a simmer. Simmer for 15 minutes.
  • Preheat the oven to 375°F (195°C).
  • Put the tortilla chips in an oven safe pan and top with the bbq jackfruit mixture. Sprinkle with vegan cheese and bake for 15 minutes.
  • Top with the toppings of your choice.


Calories: 645kcalCarbohydrates: 97gProtein: 12gFat: 26gSaturated Fat: 4gPolyunsaturated Fat: 7gMonounsaturated Fat: 10gTrans Fat: 1gSodium: 995mgPotassium: 950mgFiber: 14gSugar: 10gVitamin A: 848IUVitamin C: 26mgCalcium: 213mgIron: 4mg
Keyword game day
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