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Food & Recipes
Tired of pre-made veggie burgers? Enjoy these easy jackfruit burgers during your Labor Day weekend festivities instead! Jackfruit is a clean meat alternative, and the cherry slaw adds sweet tangy bite.   FOR THE JACKFRUIT BURGERS: 
  • 2 (10.6 oz.) Upton's Naturals Bar-B-Que Jackfruit Packages
  • 6 gluten-free hamburger buns
FOR THE SLAW:
  • 2 cups thinly sliced cabbage
  • 2 carrots (shredded)
  • ½ cup thinly sliced scallions
  • 2 cups halved fresh cherries
  • ½ cup sliced almonds
  • ¼ cup apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon poppy seeds
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt
  • ⅛ teaspoon black pepper
INSTRUCTIONS:
  1.  Combine cabbage, carrots, scallions, cherries and almonds. In a jar with a lid, place vinegar, oil, mustard, poppy seeds, salt and pepper. Close jar and shake vigorously until well mixed; drizzle over slaw mixture, and toss gently until coated; set aside.
  2. Remove jackfruit from pouch, place in pan over medium heat with a small amount of oil (optional) and cook for 8-10 minutes or until thoroughly heated, stirring occasionally.
  3. To serve, top each bun with 1/6 of the jack fruit mixture. Serve sandwiches with slaw on top of jackfruit or on the side.
    PER SERVING (1 sandwich and ¾ cup slaw): 534 cal, 13g fat (7g mono, 5g poly, 1g sat), 0mg chol, 454mg sodium, 90g carb (8g fiber, 39g sugars), 12g protein     Thanks for Delicious Living for this wonderful recipe!

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