Pita Bread with Hummus and Jackfruit


Nothing beats a juicy and flavoursome sandwich, with Middle-Eastern flavours, in a rainy Autumn day, right? The way we cooked the Jackfruit resembles perfectly both the taste and texture of pulled pork and combined with some creamy hummus, puffy pita bread, and crunchy fresh veggies it is simply mouthwatering. 

Video recipe:

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cook time: 10 minutes

Total time: 15 minutes


Course: main course

Cuisine: Vegan, Middle Eastern

Servings: 1 large sandwich (or 2 medium ones)



🌱1 pita bread

🌱3 Tbsp hummus paste

🌱2 cans of Jackfruit

🌱1/2 tsp Chilli powder

🌱1/2 tsp smoked paprika

🌱1/2 tsp granulated onion

🌱1/2 tsp cumin

🌱1/2 tsp caraway

🌱1/2 tsp garlic powder

🌱2 Tbsp organic tomato ketchup

🌱To serve: a few cherry tomatoes, red bell pepper & fresh parsley 

How to prepare it:

  1. Shred the canned jackfruit using your hands
  2. In a pan, heat up some olive oil then add the shredded jackfruit
  3. Season with all the spices (chilli powder, smoked paprika, granulated onion, cumin, caraway and garlic powder – 1/2 tsp of each)
  4. Mix well and cook for approx. 5 minutes
  5. Then add the organic tomato ketchup and mix well
  6. Cut the pita bread in half 
  7. Add a thick layer of hummus, then add the flavoursome Jackfruit on top of the hummus
  8. Add the crunch with some bell pepper slices and some juicy cherry tomatoes
  9. Finish with some fresh parsley for a boost of taste and colour, and your delicious meal-of-the-day is ready! 


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