Festively Fun Jackfruit Appetizers

Tasty treats to kick off the holiday season.

Whether you’re cooking for others or hosting fabulous dinners for one, nothing says “The holidays are here!” like a platter of party foods. Here are some fun and tasty jackfruit appetizers sure to bring a little extra cheer to the table.

Loaded Jackfruit Guacamole

The always-popular avocado dip gets a flavorful upgrade with the help of our Plant-Based Pulled Pork and cotija-style cheese made from almonds. Feeling festive? Swap the classic green jalapenos for red or add some pomegranate seeds for a sweet and savory twist!

Baked Jackfruit & Mushroom Spring Rolls

Euphoric Vegan

Filled with meaty jackfruit, fragrant herbs, and dried mushrooms, these spring rolls are flavorful, hearty, and so much better than the store-bought variety. Plus, rolling them makes for a fun activity. Don’t forget the sweet chili sauce for dipping.

Jackfruit, Cauliflower & Potato Samosas

Dine With Dina

Ready to take your wrapping skills to the next level? These samosas will improve your skills, and reward you with serious deliciousness. Make them with our Curry Jackfruit for maximum flavor, and consider doubling the recipe to enjoy half later. (You’ll find instructions for freezing the samosas at the end of the recipe.)

Vegan Jackfruit “Crab” Cakes

Ashley Morganic for The Jackfruit Company

If you haven’t had crab-style cakes made with our Lightly Seasoned Jackfruit, you’re missing out. The good news is, this is a great place to start! These plant-based snacks are super easy to fry up and are packed with flavorful ingredients like mustard, capers, and spices.

Buffalo Jackfruit Bites

Another fun and easy way to enjoy our Lightly Seasoned Jackfruit is to whip up a batch of these crunchy, spicy, and craveable Buffalo Bites. Sure, they’re technically an appetizer—but serve them with crisp crudité and your favorite dipping sauce, and you’ve basically got yourself a full meal.

Jackfruit Tostadas

Cooking Light

Are these not the cutest tostadas you’ve ever seen? The fresh, colorful toppings are highly adaptable, and our Plant-Based Pulled Pork would make the perfect blank canvas for them. Served on crunchy, just-baked tortillas, these bite-sized treats are an explosion of flavors and textures that you won’t want to miss this season.

Vegan Jackfruit Potstickers

Full of Plants

Simplify this recipe by starting with our Teriyaki Jackfruit, and mix with fresh ingredients like onion, garlic and ginger to make a mouthwatering filling. The almond butter is a genius addition, as it holds everything together—and the accompanying dipping sauce is good enough to drink.

Tikka Jackfruit Mini Poppadums

BBC Good Food

Making any dish mini makes it more exciting, right? Right! These little poppadums are certainly no exception—and if you love the spicy-creamy combination of classic tikka masala, you’ve got to try these. Make them with our Lightly Seasoned Jackfruit and enjoy every sweet, savory, and crunchy bite.

Hungry for more jackfruit recipes? You’ll find them on the Recipes page at thejackfruitcompany.com