Chili Lime Jackfruit Tacos

Replace shredded meat with jackfruit for a Meatless Monday take on your favorite recipes. Here, pre-packaged flavored jackfruit and toppings like corn, jalapeno, cilantro, and avocado make for a simple, flavorful take on carnitas tacos.

This recipe comes to us from Simply Healthyish.

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Serves 4

  • 10.6 ounce package Chili Lime Carnitas Jackfruit
  • 4–6 tortillas
  • 2 cups roasted corn
  • 2 cups sliced bell peppers, any colors
  • 1 avocado, pitted, thinly sliced
  • 2 jalapenos, thinly sliced
  • Fresh cilantro, for garnish
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • Lime, cut into wedges
  • Salt, to taste


1. To warm tortillas: wrap in barely damp paper towels and microwave on high for 30 seconds.

2. In a small pan, add jackfruit over medium heat and cook for 5-7 minutes or until thoroughly heated, stirring occasionally. Set aside.

3. Add the olive oil to the same pan. Add bell peppers and cook for 3-5 minutes. Sprinkle with salt. Set aside.

4. To assemble tacos: Fill each tortilla with a generous amount of jackfruit meat, roasted corn, bell peppers, then top with avocado, jalapeno, and cilantro. Sprinkle with lime juice.

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Nutrition Information

Chili Lime Jackfruit Tacos

Servings per Recipe: 4

Amount per Serving

Calories:  309

Calories from Fat:  105

Total Fat:  12g

Saturated Fat:  2g

Cholesterol:  0mg

Sodium:  584mg

Potassium:  845mg

Carbohydrates:  50g

Dietary Fiber:  7g

Protein:  7g

Sugars:  23g

Vitamin A:  17%

Vitamin C:  274%

Calcium:  8%

Iron:  11%

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