Vegan Meats

Red Chile Carnitas (GF) (V):

  • Latin Inspired Red Chile Jackfruit “Carnitas” have a distinctive meat-like texture. They are prepared with a robust blend of spices, chili peppers and savory vegetables.
  • Claims: Vegan, Gluten Free, Cholesterol Free.
  • Multiple Servings Recommendations:
     
    1. Tacos, Burritos, Nachos, Quesadillas, Enchiladas, Sandwiches and Casseroles.
    2. Hors D’ Oeuvre, appetizer, first course or center of the plate entrée.
     
  • Pack size 4 – 8 lbs./case
  • Reheating and Cooking Instruction Options:
     
    1. Red Chili may be reheated in the pouch, in medium boil until internal temperature reaches 165 degrees.
    2. Defrost product, spread out on greased sheet pan, lightly spray with choice of liquid oil (olive, canola or vegetable oil) bake 365 degrees until lightly browned, approx. 20- 30 minutes (depending on oven)
    3. Pan-frying; defrost product, remove from packaging. Add choice of oil; coconut, olive, vegetable or canola oil – sauté Jackfruit on medium high heat stirring occasionally.  Cook until lightly browned or crispy to taste, approx. 8 -12 minutes.
  • Typical Sauces/Toppings/Spices:
     
    1. Pivotal Foods Crema Style Sour Cream or Green Piquant Sauce
     
  • Shelf Life Frozen or Fresh – Frozen up to 1 year.
  • Sample Size Availability – 2 lbs. cook pouches.
  • Certifications: FDA, USDA, OC Health Dept., HACCP.

 

Chile Verde Jackfruit (GF) (V):

  • Latin inspired Green Chile Jackfruit is prepared and simmered with an assortment of green chilies, tomatillos, savory vegetables, herbs and spices.
  • Claims: Vegan, Gluten Free, Cholesterol Free.
  • Multiple Servings Recommendations:
     
    1. A filling for a Latin Sandwich “Torta”, burrito, taco, enchilada, quesadilla, taco salad or topping for pizza.
    2. Appetizer or first course.
    3. “Center of the Plate” entrée, with rice, beans and tortillas.
     
  • Pack Size 4 – 8 lbs./case.
  • Reheating and Cooking Instruction Options:
     
    1. Green Chile may be reheated in the cook pouch, simmered at medium heat, until internal temperature reaches 165 degrees.
    2. Defrost product, heat stew in a saucepan on medium heat, stirring occasionally, reheat until 165 degrees.
     
  • Typical Sauces/Toppings/Spices/garnishes:
     
    1. Pivotal Foods Crema Style Sour Cream
    2. Fresh cilantro, chopped green or white onion.
     
  • Shelf Life Frozen or Fresh – Frozen up to 1 year.
  • Sample Size Availability – 2 lbs. cook pouches.
  • Certifications: FDA, USDA, OC Health Dept., HACCP