BBQ Jackfruit bites

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It’s the first day of Christmas! All throughout advent, we’ll be sharing our top tips, recipes and prizes until the big day starting with this super tasty vegan jackfruit canape for the festive season.



  • 1 tin Jackfruit
  • 2 baby gem lettuces
  • 1 avocado, finely diced
  • 1 red onion diced
  • 1 lime



For bbq marinate:

  • 1tbs olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 small onion, grated
  • 250ml tomato passata
  • 3tbs maple syrup
  • 1tsp ACV
  • 1tsp tamari
  • 1tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • Pinch of cayene pepper
  • Pinch of chilli powder
  • Dash of cinnamon
  • ½ tsp black pepper

Jennifers Tips

Photo and recipe taken from The Balance Diet Cookbook.

  • Mix marinate and pour over jackfruit shredded into small pieces. Set aside for 2hrs
  • Chop avocado, red onion, pour over lime juice.
  • Simmer Jackfruit mix until sauce thicken.
  • Cut baguette and toast it. Place jackfruit mixture on top of crostini. Garnish with avocado and onion salsa and coriander.