Jackfruit Gyros Recipe

Jackfruit Gyros
Recipe by Janah Adickman Pile this spicy jackfruit filling into warmed pitas, and serve with tzatziki sauce or plain Greek yogurt, shredded lettuce, sliced onions and tomatoes, and a dash of hot sauce.
Serves: 4
  • 1 Tbs. organic margarine
  • 1 large onion, halved and thinly sliced (2 cups)
  • 1 20-oz. can young jackfruit in brine, rinsed, drained, and pulled apart into shreds
  • ¾ cup low-sodium vegetable broth
  • 4 Tbs. lemon juice, divided
  • 2 tsp. dried oregano
  • 1 tsp. low-sodium soy sauce
  • ¾ tsp. ground coriander
  1. Heat margarine in skillet over medium heat until sizzling. Add onion, and sauté 3–4 minutes, or until softened. Add jackfruit, and cook 20 minutes, or until browned and caramelized.
  2. Add broth, 2 Tbs. lemon juice, oregano, soy sauce, and coriander, and season with salt and pepper, if desired. Simmer 10–15 minutes, or until liquid has almost completely evaporated.
  3. Stir in remaining 2 Tbs. lemon juice.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 1002 Fat: 5g Saturated fat: 1g Carbohydrates: 14g Sugar: 4g Sodium: 292mg Fiber: 3g Protein: 2g Cholesterol: 0mg


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