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Coleslaw and Jackfruit quesadillas Coleslaw and Jackfruit quesadillas

Coleslaw & Jackfruit Quesadillas

  1. Heat the oil in a large frying pan over a medium heat. Fry the jackfruit, capsicum and onion until tender, and the jackfruit is starting to fall apart. Cook for 5 minutes, then add beans and season with salt and pepper.  
  1. Sprinkle over the paprika, chilli and cumin and continue to cook for 10 minutes. Add half a cup of water if the mix becomes too dry. 
  1. Heat another heavy based frying pan or grill plate over a low heat. Place one tortilla in the pan, and top with cheese slices or a handful of grated cheese. Spoon on some of the jackfruit mix and then top with a large handful of the Leaderbrand Coleslaw. Cover with another tortilla. Fry for 1-2 minutes, until cheese begins to melt. 
  1. Flip over the tortilla sandwich carefully to toast the other side. Remove to a warm tray and repeat with the next tortillas and mix. 
  1. Cut into quarters and serve hot or warm. 

Variations: Add avocado, mashed potato, or hummus to the tortillas. 

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Servings per package: 4

Serving Size: 112.5 g

Avg Quantity per serve Avg Quantity per 100g
Energy  304 kJ 270 kJ
Proton 1.4 g 1.3 g
Fat, Total 2.5 g 2.2 g
– saturated 0.2 g 0.2 g
 Carbohydrates 9.5 g 8.4 g
– sugars 9.2 g 8.2 g
 Dietary Fibre 1.9 g 1.7 g
Sodium 226 mg 201 mg

Source: The Concise New Zealand Food Composition Tables, 14th Edition 2021

Quantities stated above are averages only.


timer Total time 30 mins hourglass_empty Prep time 15 mins timer Cook time 15 mins people Serving 4 info_outline Difficulty Easy
  • 450g Leaderbrand Coleslaw
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil 
  • 400g can jackfruit, drained 
  • 1 red or green capsicum, chopped 
  • ½ onion, finely chopped 
  • 400g can beans, black, kidney, chili or baked beans 
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper 
  • ½ tsp smoked paprika
  • ½ tsp chili flakes
  • ½ tsp ground cumin 
  • 8 round tortillas 
  • 150g cheese slices or grated cheese 
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