Jackfruit Recipes For Thanksgiving

Don't forget to make enough for leftovers!

Whether you’re hosting, attending or keeping it small this year, you’re probably starting to wonder what to cook this Thanksgiving. Since great minds think alike, we’ve also been doing some holiday menu planning—and here are ten delicious jackfruit recipes we’d be thrilled to enjoy this Thanksgiving.

Plant-Based Pulled Pork Stuffed Dates

The Jackfruit Company

The ultimate dinner party appetizer, these sweet and savory stuffed dates are sure to impress and totally worth the effort. Make them once, and we promise you’ll be asked to make them again (and again.)

Vegan Jackfruit Caesar Salad

Potluck at Oh My Veggies

Salad at Thanksgiving: yea or nay? We vote definitely, especially if it’s a creamy, decadent Caesar dressed up with crunchy croutons, juicy tomatoes, and savory young jackfruit.

BBQ Jackfruit Sweet Potato Mac

Yup…It’s vegan!

A fun twist on a classic side, this dish offers a generous dose of fall feels in the form of sweet potatoes. Meanwhile, BBQ Jackfruit makes it feel extra special.

Jackfruit Stuffed Acorn Squash

The Jackfruit Company

You can’t have a proper Thanksgiving spread without some winter squash. This one gets the jackfruit treatment with Plant-Based Pulled Pork, dried cranberries, mushrooms, leeks, and other fall ingredients—plus quinoa for added protein.

Rice Stuffing With Jackfruit

Ai Made it For You

Packed with dried fruit, nuts and herbs, this Jackfruit and Rice Stuffing is as flavorful as it gets. And since this dish is both plant-based and gluten-free, it’s a great addition to the holiday spread that everyone can enjoy.

Southern Vegan Cornbread Dressing With Jackfruit

86 Eats

Prefer your stuffing southern-style? We hear you—this version uses both cornbread and day-old biscuits, so you know it’s gonna be good. We recommend trying it with our Lightly Seasoned Jackfruit for optimal flavor and texture.

One Pot Jackfruit Quinoa Pilaf


If you’re looking for a side that suits all dietary needs, will look beautiful on the table, and feels appropriate for the occasion but also a bit unexpected, try this sweet and savory Indian-inspired pilaf with our Lightly Seasoned Jackfruit.

Vegan Jackfruit Pot Pie

Zucker & Jagdwurst

Is it an entrée? Is it a side dish? Either way, we say this beauty deserves a spot on your Thanksgiving table. It feels both decadent and nutritious—and since the recipe calls for ready-made vegan puff pastry, it’s surprisingly easy to make.

Jackfruit Pot Roast

Food With Feeling

Deciding on a plant-based main dish to serve at Thanksgiving can feel like a daunting task. It needs to be hearty and filling, work well with all of the sides, and feel special enough for the holiday season. And, trust us, this Jackfruit Pot Roast checks all the boxes.

Thanksgiving Leftovers Sandwich

The Jackfruit Company

Our favorite part of the Thanksgiving feast? The leftovers! This mouthwatering sandwich makes good use of all those holiday dishes—and it’s highly adaptable, so you can enjoy different versions of it all long weekend long.

For more delicious jackfruit recipes to enjoy this season and beyond, visit the Recipes page at thejackfruitcompany.com