Vegan Smoky Tahini Jackfruit Sandwich

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  • Total Time: 0 hrs 25 mins
  • Hands-on Time: 0 hrs 25 mins
  • Makes: 6 small or 3 large sandwiches

Quick, easy and delicious vegan jackfruit sandwiches with cabbage slaw and sautéed kale. The smoky jackfruit is cooked in tamari, tahini, liquid smoke, pure maple syrup, and cracked pepper for a spicy-sweet flavorful meatless meal.



    To Make the Cabbage Slaw:
    1. In a large bowl, stir all slaw ingredients, except the salt, together. Season with sea salt to taste. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use.

    To Make the Smoky Jackfruit:
    1. In a large skillet over medium heat, heat tamari, tahini, pure maple syrup, molasses, cider vinegar, liquid smoke, black pepper and sea salt, whisking occasionally, until mixture comes to a gentle boil.

    2. Add jackfruit and continue cooking until much of the liquid has burned off and jackfruit is well-coated and hot.

    To Make the Sandwiches:
    1. In a skillet, add olive oil and sauté kale over medium heat for about 2 to 4 minutes, until wilted and soft.
    2. Load desired amount of sautéed kale, smoky jackfruit, and cabbage slaw on the sandwich rolls. Serve and enjoy!



    Use honey in place of pure maple syrup.
    Use low-sodium soy sauce or liquid aminos in place of tamari.
    Serve on a gluten-free bun or sandwich bread or turn these into lettuce wraps for a low-carb version.
    Toast the bread if desired.

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