Vegan Southwest Shredded Jackfruit Salad with Avocado Lime Dressing
Vegan Southwest Shredded Jackfruit Salad with Avocado Lime Dressing
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  • prep: 1 hr
  • cook: 15 min
  • total: 1 hr 15 min
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  • Summary

    A super filling vegan and gluten free healthy and nutritious salad. Instead of traditional pulled pork, this recipe calls for shredded jackfruit which makes a perfect plant based substitute. This salad is packed full of vitamins and nutrients with romaine, tomatoes, red onions, avocado, black beans and a super-rich and creamy avocado lime based dressing.

    Ingredients

    • "!For the vegan jackfruit mixture:"
    • 1 20 oz. can young green jackfruit in water, rinsed, drained and shredded with your hands
    • 1 tsp. cumin
    • 1 tsp. smoked paprika
    • 1 tsp. oregano
    • 1/4 tsp. onion powder
    • 1/4 tsp. garlic powder
    • 1/2 tsp. chili powder
    • 1/2 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes
    • 1/2 cup vegetable broth
    • 1 tsp. brown sugar
    • 1 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
    • 1/2 cup yellow onion, diced
    • 2 clove garlic, minced
    • "!For the salad:"
    • 2 heads romaine lettuce, chopped
    • 2 1/2 cups chopped tomatoes
    • 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
    • 1/4 cup red onions, thinly sliced
    • 1 15 oz. can low-sodium black beans, rinsed and drained 
    • 1 fresh Hass avocado*, halved, pitted, peeled and cubed
    • "!For the Avocado Lime dressing:"
    • 1 fresh Hass avocado*, halved, pitted and peeled
    • 1 lime, zest and juice (1/4 cup)
    • 1 tsp. apple cider vinegar
    • 1/2 chipotle in adobo (omit for less spicy version)
    • 1 Tbsp. chopped cilantro 

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 73 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 4 g 6.1%
    • Saturated Fat: 1 g 2.83%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 90 mg 3.73%
    • Calcium: 35 mg 3.45%
    • Potassium: 342 mg 9.77%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 4.94%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 9 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 3 g 11.63%
    • Sugar: 5 g
    • Protein: 2 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 45.24%
    • Vitamin C 35.82%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables2
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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