If you’re looking for a vegan alternative to pulled pork, you really need to try Chili Lime Carnitas Jackfruit from Upton Naturals! I love that that I found a soy-free, gluten-free vegetarian option that is so delicious. I also love that this company doesn’t use any unnatural preservatives, which are often found in the canned jackfruit varieties.  They are a small, ethically-driven, vegan owned company that has been around for almost 7 years – check them out and you’ll see how amazing they are! (You can find their products in the vegan refrigerated case at Earth Fare).

This Jackfruit Burrito Bowl is grain-free, vegan and it has SO much flavor! It is perfect for dinner, and also a wonderful option for lunch. It can be prepped days in advance, and eaten either warm, or cold. You’re seriously going to love it!

Jackfruit Burrito Bowl with Cauliflower Rice
Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 10.6 oz package of Uptons Naturals Chili Lime Carnitas Jackfruit
  • 2 (12 oz) packages of Earth Fare frozen Cauliflower Rice, thawed
  • ½ cup Earth Fare salsa
  • 15 oz can Earth Fare black beans
  • 6 oz Earth Fare frozen corn, thawed (1/2 of a bag)
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1 bunch cilantro

Directions

  1. Once your cauliflower rice has thawed to room temperature, squeeze excess water out with a dishtowel, and place in a bowl. Squeeze lime over the cauliflower rice and mix well.
  2. Once corn has thawed, place in a small bowl and stir in chili powder.
  3. Rinse and drain black beans.
  4. Rinse, dry and chop cilantro.
  5. Assemble your bowls – divide cauliflower rice, jackfruit, corn, black beans, salsa and cilantro evenly into four bowls and serve.
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Claudia Laffin

Claudia Laffin is a food photographer and owner of The Traveling Spoon Personal Chef, serving clients in and around Asheville, North Carolina. She has been a health food advocate and natural lifestyle follower for over 20 years. During that time she enjoyed working in numerous stores in the health food industry, including Earth Fare! Claudia’s desire to bring health food to more people motivated her to start her personal chef business. She loves cooking healthy, organic, non processed and delicious food for busy families in their own homes and helping them find a path to a healthier life. Follow her on Facebook and Instagram to see what new things she’s cooking up!