Whether you’re spending time in your vegetable garden or local produce aisle, you’ve probably noticed the great variety of peak-season options. August is a wonderful time for eating seasonally, and we’re spoiled for choice when it comes to ripe fruit and vegetables.
One of our favorite ways to enjoy summer veggies is by stuffing them with hearty, meaty young jackfruit. This makes for a fuss-free meatless meal that’s packed with nutrition and flavor. Plus, the presentation can’t be beat!
Here are ten delicious options featuring jackfruit (including our savory Meal Starters and Complete Jackfruit Meals for maximum ease) to get your creativity going:
Italian Jackfruit Stuffed Peppers
Take a few colorful bell peppers, grab some pantry staples, add our Complete Jackfruit Meal with Red Kidney Beans + Tomato + Rustic Herbs, and you’ve got the perfect summertime weeknight dinner on the table in minutes.
Jackfruit Stuffed Spaghetti Squash with Kale and Sun-Dried Tomatoes
Here’s a fun alternative to your next pasta night, complete with an edible bowl! Plant-Based Pulled Pork and sun-dried tomatoes add tons of flavor, while fresh kale and summer squash celebrate the season’s bounty.
Tex-Mex Jackfruit Stuffed Avocados
Calling all guacamole fans! These adorable stuffed avocados feature our Tex-Mex Jackfruit and your favorite taco fixings for a memorable, Mexican-inspired treat.
Jackfruit Stuffed Pepper Tacos (via Avant Garde Vegan)
Speaking of tacos, this recipe adds the crunchy goodness of a chile relleno to take your next Taco Tuesday to the next level. Try it with our Lightly Seasoned Jackfruit.
Plant-Based Pulled Pork Stuffed Dates
These sweet and savory bites were designed to be the perfect party appetizer—but there’s no shame in devouring the entire tray yourself! Go ahead, we won’t tell.
Jerk Jackfruit Stuffed Plantains (via Meatless Makeovers)
If you love the combination of sweet and savory, here’s another must-try. Jerk jackfruit (make it with our Lightly Seasoned Jackfruit) and plantains come together for the ultimate celebration of fruit that eats like a vegetable.
Masala Jackfruit Stuffed Sweet Potatoes
Our Complete Jackfruit Meal with Chickpeas + Spinach + Garam Masala star in this super-simple, Indian-inspired dish. Cumin and garam masala spice things up, while coconut yogurt and fresh cucumber cool things down.
You can’t let the season end without making all things summer squash, right? Here’s an easy way to use up zucchini, crookneck, or whatever you have on hand with the help of our Complete Jackfruit Meal with Black Beans + Corn + Tex-Mex Spice.
Jackfruit Stuffed Acorn Squash (via Nosh and Nourish)
Plant-Based Pulled Pork, portobello mushrooms, quinoa and chopped nuts pack a punch of plant-based protein in this vegan dish. Sure, you could save it for the holidays—but why wait?
You can’t get more versatile than this. A baked potato bar is a surefire, no-fuss way to please the entire family. You could even make it on a summer camping trip!
Craving more mouthwatering jackfruit recipes? You’ll find them on the Recipes page at thejackfruitcompany.com.