Jackfruit Gyros

Jackfruit Gyros

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Introducing the tastiest Jackfruit Gyros.

You might be wondering what a Gyros is? It is a classic Greek dish, with the meat traditionally cooked on a vertical spit and then wrapped in flatbread.

But as you know I don’t eat meat and can’t eat gluten so I have created a totally homemade gluten-free & vegan Gyros full of flavour for you to try at home.

This is the easiest and tastiest meat-free Gyros so definitely give it a try.

HERE’S WHAT YOU’RE GOING TO LOVE ABOUT THIS JACKFRUIT GYROS

  • Easy
  • Comforting
  • Lunch or Dinner
  • Perfectly balanced
  • Vegan & Gluten-Free

Using these simple ingredients for the Jackfruit sauce.

Ingredients

Making the meat-free mix couldn’t be easier.

Simply adding ingredients to a pan until the flavours combine.

Honestly the flavours in the homemade Jackfruit sauce will totally surprise you.

Jackfruit Sauce

Jackfruit is a great meat-free alternative to use in recipes. If you haven’t tried it before then definitely try it.

Available in most supermarkets now, it’s a tasty option to try.

When pressing down the jackfruit it bursts and makes it a similar texture and look to pulled pork. 

Jackfruit Sauce

Once fried, simply add to the oven (if using an oven proof pan) or transfer to a baking tray and bake for 15 minutes until it becomes a little crispy.

Jackfruit Sauce

Obviously it wouldn’t be Gyros without a flatbread to wrap it in!

Being gluten-free I have to make my own. These homemade gluten-free flatbreads are perfect for wrapping up your Gyros.

Surprisingly using only 3 ingredients you can make these at home in around 10 minutes whilst your jackfruit is baking.

I follow my “The Best Gluten-Free Naan Bread” recipe.

Serve these up at the table and tuck in. It will be a recipe the family totally loves!

Jackfruit Gyros

I love to add a few dollops of my Homemade Vegan Tzatziki to these along with any salad ingredients I have in the fridge such as lettuce, tomatoes, cucumber.

SO IF YOU TRY THESE JACKFRUIT GYROS LET ME KNOW!

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Jackfruit Gyros

Lastly, there are no limits with this Jackfruit sauce. You can use it in:

  • Wraps
  • Sandwiches
  • Pasta 
  • Tacos
  • Fajitas 
  • Enchiladas 
Jackfruit Gyros

Have I made you hungry yet?! 

Jackfruit Gyros

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Jackfruit Gyros

Homemade gluten-free & vegan greek inspired lunch/dinner. Delicious meat-free alternative that will surprise you.
5 from 4 votes
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Course: Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine: Greek
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 3
Author: James Wythe
Cost: £3

Ingredients

  • 1 red onion diced
  • 1 garlic clove diced
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 2 tbsp tomato puree
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • ¼ cup tamari (gluten-free soy sauce)
  • 1 400g tinned jackfruit drained

Extras:

Instructions

  • Pre-heat your oven to 200C
  • Roughly dice the red onion and garlic adding both to a pan on a medium heat with a tbsp oil (optional) and fry for a couple minutes
  • Now to the pan add the 1 tsp paprika, 1 tsp ground coriander, 2 tbsp tomato puree, 2 tbsp maple syrup, ¼ cup tamari, drained jackfruit and mix
  • With a fork press down the jackfruit until it falls apart, mix into the sauce until well covered and fry for a couple minutes
  • Add the pan (if not oven proof pan transfer to a baking tray) and bake for 15 minutes
  • Meanwhile prepare your homemade gluten-free flatbreads and Tzatziki
  • Finally add your jackfruit to the flatbread along with the Tzatziki and any fresh salad you wish and serve

Notes

Storing: You can store this jackfruit sauce in a sealed container in the fridge for up to 3 days!
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