Jackfruit 'Turkey' Sandwich

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It's nearly Christmas! How is that possible?! Lucky for you guys we've got you covered with some super tasty vegan Christmas recipes. This jackfruit turkey sandwich is SO good, we can't even tell you, you have to try it for yourself. It's the perfect day-after-Christmas veggie sandwich. Feel free to get creative as well - put your own Christmas leftovers in.

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For the jackfruit

<item-todo-done>3 tbsp olive oil<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 tsp salt<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>2 tsp dried sage<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>2 tsp onion powder<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 tsp garlic powder<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>3 x 400g can(s) of jackfruit<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>½ tsp pepper<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>½ tsp sugar<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>½ tsp dried thyme<item-todo-done>

For the sandwich

<item-todo-done>4 tbsp cranberry sauce<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>4 tbsp plant-based mayonnaise<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>8 tbsp crispy onions<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>4 tbsp plant-based butter<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>6 plant-based red onion & sage sausages<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 x 180g vacuum packed pre-cooked chestnuts<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 baby gem lettuce<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>8 floured white bread rolls good quality<item-todo-done>

To serve

<item-todo-done> salt & vinegar crisps<item-todo-done><item-todo-done> plant-based sausage roll<item-todo-done>

Before you start

Preheat oven to 200°C | Lasagne dish

For the jackfruit

  • Drain the jackfruit and wash the pieces under the cold tap
  • Pat the washed pieces dry with a clean tea towel
  • Pour the jackfruit into the lasagne dish and spread it over the base
  • Drizzle the olive oil, salt, pepper, sugar, dried sage, onion powder, garlic powder and dried thyme over the jackfruit pieces and use your hands to mix everything together making sure the jackfruit is well covered in the flavourings
  • Put the dish in the oven and bake the jackfruit for 45-55 minutes, turning the jackfruit around in the dish with tongs after 25 minutes

For the sausages

  • Spread the sausages out on a baking tray and cook according to package instructions
  • Pour the chestnuts into a food processor and blitz everything together to form a puree

Prepping the rolls

  • Butter the bread rolls
  • Spread an even amount of cranberry sauce onto one half of each roll and even amount of egg free mayo over the other
  • Spread an equal amount of the chestnut puree onto the other half of the bread rolls
  • Sprinkle some dried onions on top
  • Put a few lettuce leaves on the bottom of each bread roll

Making the sandwich

  • Take the sausages out of the oven, cut them into slices and lay an equal number of slices out on the lettuce
  • Take the jackfruit out of the oven, spoon equal amounts out onto the rolls, close the sandwiches and serve immediately with some crisps and a plant based sausage roll
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