Jackfruit Fajitas

Jackfruit Fajitas Recipe

By Lena's Vegan Living

🔪Prep Time: 20 mins

👩‍🍳Cook Time: 15 mins


8 to rtillas

600 gr Jackfruit 2 cups

2 shallot onions

6 cloves garlic

2 tbsp cumin powder

2 tsp dry oregano

2 tsp red paprika

¼ cup tamari low sodium

1 tbsp maple syrup

1 tbsp cacao

2 tsp smoke liquid

Dry chilli peppers to taste

Cayenne pepper to taste

Leaves of fresh coriander to garnish

¼ cup grape seed oil or oil of your choice

To taste Himalayan pink salt


1 cup black beans soaked overnight

2 cups water

2 shallot onions

6 cloves garlic

1 jalapeno pepper you may add more if you like

1 tbsp cumin powder

½ cup fresh coriander leaves

¼ cup grape seed oil or oil of your choice

Himalayan pink Salt to taste


1Peal and slice shallots and mince garlic.

2Rinse the jackfruit well under and cut into equal pieces.

3Heat up the oil on a frying pan, add the onion, stir few seconds and add the garlic.

4Stir again, add the jackfruit and stir well for few seconds.

5Add tamari, stir well again, reduce the heat and let it simmer for a few minutes.

6Add all the spices and turn up the heat again.

7Stir well until the jackfruits gets soft and crispy around the edges, for 5 to 10 minutes.



10Rinse the beans thoroughly and transfer them into a pot with two cups of water.

11Bring to a boil, reduce the heat to low, cover the lid and simmer for 2 hours.

12Keep and eye on it, because the water may evaporate, so you will have to add about ½ cup more.

13In the meantime, peal and dice onion and garlic.

14Wash and dice jalapeno pepper.

15Heat up oil on frying pan, add the onion, stir few seconds, add garlic with jalapeno and stir until for five minutes.

16Add cumin powder with salt and stir thoroughly again.

17Add beans including with coriander leaves and stir again.

18You may add another ½ cup of water if needed and stir well again.

19When ready, blend in a food processor by pressing the pulse button.

20The texture can be little bit chunky, unless you prefer smooth. In that case you may need to add little bit more water and turn the blender full speed.

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