A great alternative for those looking for simple, plant-based meat-like replacements is Upton’s Naturals, specializing in products made from jackfruit. As they say, it’s not made from plants, it is a plant. For a delight reminiscent of pulled pork, try their Bar-B-Que Jackfruit; it comes ready to use as is or can be cooked as well.

If you are feeling a little more ambitious in the kitchen you can buy canned or fresh jackfruit and whip something up. The texture is perfect to mimic pulled pork and is often used in tacos, sandwiches, burgers (like this pulled 'pork' BBQ sandwich) and more. Check out this taco recipe that uses jackfruit to replace pulled pork.

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