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  • Makes 6 sandwiches (3 cups filling + 2 cups slaw)

Jackfruit has a meaty texture that soaks up flavors from an easy homemade barbecue sauce to make this classic-style sandwich. Shredded broccoli and mashed avocado make for a creamy, crunchy slaw.

Note: Canned jackfruit can be full of sodium. Check labels and select the brand with the lowest amount of sodium, or look for frozen jackfruit and thaw before using.

jackfruit barbecue sandwiches

Ingredients

  • ½ of a small avocado, seeded and peeled
  • 2 teaspoons lime juice
  • 3 cups shredded broccoli slaw mix
  • ¼ cup sliced scallions (green onions)
  • 1⅓ cups no-salt-added tomato sauce
  • 3 pitted whole dates
  • 1½ teaspoons chili powder
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • ½ teaspoon smoked paprika
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 14-oz. can green jackfruit, rinsed, drained, and chopped
  • 1 cup cooked farro
  • 6 whole wheat hamburger buns, toasted

Instructions

  1. For slaw, in a large bowl mash together avocado and lime juice. Add broccoli slaw mix and scallions; stir to combine. Cover and let stand while preparing filling.
  2. For filling, in a blender combine the next six ingredients (through pepper). Cover and blend until smooth. Pour into a medium saucepan. Stir in jackfruit and farro. Cover and heat through over medium, stirring occasionally.
  3. Spoon jackfruit mixture into buns. Top with slaw.

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Teri Persico3 days ago
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Three pitted dates equals 48 Grams of SUGAR. Albeit natural but not sure I want any…can I leave them out? I noticed in cookbook FOK uses lots of of maple syrup…that’s sugar too. I am pre-diabetic so think this is not a good thing but can someone confirm? Additionally, the last time I did a raw foods awhile back the smoothies called for dates and I started putting on lots of weight…I am wanting to take weight off.

Rose Mary Heidenreich3 days ago
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It looks delicious

A S3 days ago
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The recipe for the broccoli slaw do you have it or can I find it somewhere without buying it from the store?

Karen Sher3 days ago
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I buy organic broccoli slaw at Trader Joe’s!

Rachel2 months ago
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What can I sub for farro?

Tell1rst4 months ago
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This was so delish!!! I added a bit more garlic and some chipotle for extra kick and we devoured it! Mouth watering good.

Kaye5 months ago
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The recipes should be one for the slaw and one for the jackfruit. Combined as it is here is slightly confusing.

Kerry Brown3 months ago
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I agree. I find this a lot with FOK recipes.

G C5 months ago
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Jackfruit is so tasty and works really well with BBQ flavors. We added an extra clove of garlic and used 2 tsp chili powder for a bit more punch.

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