Tex-Mex Jackfruit Nachos

Tex-Mex Jackfruit Nachos on plate

Tex-Mex Jackfruit Nachos

A delicious go-to appetizer for parties, sports events or just a fun day at home.


Makes3 servings


  • 1 batch Tex-Mex Lasagna Chips
  • 1 Tbsp canola oil
  • 1 onion (160 g), diced
  • 3 garlic cloves (9 g), crushed
  • 1 red bell pepper (120 g), diced
  • 1 can (20 oz or 565 g) young jackfruit in brine, drained and rinsed
  • ½ tsp chili powder
  • ½ tsp cumin
  • ½ tsp dried oregano leaves
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp ground black pepper
  • 2 tsp tomato paste
  • 1 Tbsp dark brown sugar
  • ¾ cup (195 g) canned, petite diced tomatoes
  • Shredded lettuce, for garnish*
  • Lime wedges, for garnish*


  • Heat the oil over medium heat and sauté the onion and bell pepper for 5 minutes or until they begin to soften.
  • Add the garlic and sauté for 1 minute.
  • Add the drained jackfruit and cook for 10 more minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Mix in the seasonings (chili powder through black pepper) and cook for an additional 2 minutes.
  • Add the tomato paste, brown sugar, and canned tomatoes.
  • Reduce the heat and simmer for 10-15 minutes.
  • To assemble, add the chips to a shallow dish and leave a “well” in the center.
  • Fill the well with the jackfruit mixture and top with shredded lettuce and a squeeze of lime juice just before serving.


Leftover filling can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 days, or the freezer for up to 6 months.
Makes 3 servings (2 lasagna sheets-worth of chips per serving).

Nutrition Per Serving

Serving size: ⅓ of recipe
Calories: 340
Protein: 2.9 g
Phenylalanine: 103 mg
Leucine: 142 mg
Tyrosine: 97 mg

Nutrition Per Recipe

Makes: 3 servings
Calories: 1020
Protein: 8.8 g
Phenylalanine: 309 mg
Leucine: 426 mg
Tyrosine: 292 mg

*Nutrition analysis does not include the lettuce and lime juice garnish.

Loprofin Lasagna is a medical food for the dietary management of inherited metabolic disorders and other medical conditions requiring a low protein diet. Must be used under medical supervision.

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