Jackfruit has a slight sweetness to it, but it'll easily take on the flavor of whatever you cook it with, like some smokey vegan BBQ sauce. It's a good source of protein, potassium, calcium, and iron, too. Because it's versatile, plentiful, and conditioned for the warmer temperatures our planet is experiencing, it's also considered a kind of miracle food as climate change worsens.
If you can't find it at your local grocer, you can head to an Asian food store, where you should be able to snag it for around $2 a can. Or, you can get a six-pack from Amazon for $28.99. Then, whip up these recipes: