Vegan Pulled Pork Sandwich

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This plant-based pulled pork dish is out of this world. Jackfruit is the star of this recipe and you will be amazed how meat-like this miracle fruit actually is. When cooked, it easily shreds and gets a stringy texture, just like the one of pulled pork. Combined with some creamy vegan cheese sauce and some fresh & crunchy coleslaw, it is simply divine!

Prep time:   10 minutes

Cook time:   20 minutes

Total time: 30 minutes

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Course: main dish

Cuisine: Vegan, International

Servings: 4

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INGREDIENTS:

For the Vegan Pulled Pork:

🌱500 g canned Jackfruit

🌱200 g canned chickpeas

🌱5 Tbsp olive oil

🌱1 tsp oregano

🌱1 tsp garlic powder

🌱1 tsp smoked paprika

🌱1 tsp granulated onion

🌱1 tsp cayenne pepper

🌱1 tsp coriander

🌱2 Tbsp tomato sauce

How to prepare it: Drain the canned chickpeas then, in a pan, cook them with 2 Tbsp of olive oil for 3-4 minutes. Season with smoked paprika and set them aside on a bowl.

In the same pan, add 2 Tbsp of olive oil and cook the canned jackfruit until it softens and starts to get the stringy texture similar to pulled pork. Then, shred it with a fork and season with all the spices above. Mix well and add the tomato sauce. At the end, add the cooked chickpeas and mix them all together.

For the Vegan Cheese Sauce:

🌱200 g vegan cheddar

🌱2 Tbsp cashew cream

How to prepare it: Grate the vegan cheddar then melt it in a pan, alongside 2 Tbsp of cashew cream. 💡TIP: in order to get the perfect consistency, you can also add a little bit of water or vegan unsweetened milk in the mix.

For the Vegan Coleslaw:

🌱1/2 medium red cabbage

🌱2 Tbsp vegan mayo

🌱Pepper to taste

How to prepare it: Grate the red cabbage and then, in a bowl add the vegan mayo and mix really well. Season with pepper to taste and there you have it! Easy peasy!

To serve:

Between 2 slices of focaccia (you can also use a bread bun for your sandwich) place a consistent layer of vegan pulled pork, pour some of the delicious vegan cheese sauce on top and lay some vegan coleslaw to finish. By the way – if you want to learn how to make the perfect Focaccia, we have a recipe that will help you out. It is coming soon on our website! Stay tuned!

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