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Smokey Slow Cooker Pulled Jackfruit Chili

Pulled jackfruit brings the essence of tender pulled chicken to this smokey belly-warming vegetarian chili.


  • 18 oz black beans, drained and rinsed if from can,
  • 18 oz kidney beans, drained and rinsed if from can,
  • 18 oz cannellini beans, drained and rinsed if from can,
  • 1/2 red onion, diced
  • 5 oz mushrooms, diced
  • 2 20 oz cans of young green jackfruit in water (not syrup or brine), drained and rinsed
  • 2 28 oz can of Ro*tel Original Diced Tomatoes and Green Chilis, drained
  • Homemade smokey chilil seasoning, recipe below


  • Plain Greek yogurt
  • Thinly sliced scallions
  • Grated cheddar cheese

Homemade Smokey Chili Seasoning:

  • 2 TBSP chili powder
  • 1.5 TBSP garlic powder
  • 1.5 tsp onion powder
  • 2 tsps crushed red pepper flakes, less if you'd prefer no heat
  • 1.5 tsps dried oregano
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp chipotle chili powder
  • 3 tsp ground cumin
  • 2 tsp kosher salt
  • 2 tsp cracked black pepper


  • Mix all of the contents for the homemade smokey chili seasoning together until perfectly blended. Set aside.
  • Place all of the chili ingredients into the slow cooker.
  • Dump the chili seasoning into the slow cooker and mix well to blend.
  • Keep the slow cooker on high for 3-4 hours or on low for 6-8 hours.
  • Serve and garnish with optional garnishes.