We’ve had requests for vegan sushi from some of our readers and I’m a massive sushi fan myself, so I’m incredibly excited to share our vegan guest chef Jessica Nazarali’s recipe for sushi. Making sushi is a blast and Jessica’s recipe is easy to follow and wonderful tasting. What better way to start the week than with a fun and healthy dinner on Meatless Monday?
I have featured Jessica before and love the recipes she has on her site, Live Healthy Simply. I challenge you to find a recipe on her site that you aren’t excited to try! You can keep up to date by following her on twitter @JessicaNazarali.
Sushi is a little fiddly to make; but every time you make it it gets a little quicker and easier. What I like about sushi is how impressive it looks – How many people that you know, have homemade sushi every Wednesday night? Probably none..unless they’re Japanese!
So here is my take on sushi – brown rice and vegan style.
1 cup of boiled brown rice sprinkled with 2 teaspoons of rice vinegar
Steamed sweet potato
Brag or soya sauce for dipping
You will also need a bamboo rolling mat
Cut cucumber in long thin strips, removed the middle.
Cut up sweet potato in long thin strips.
Place nori on bamboo rolling mat and
cover with rice about 1cm deep. Add rocket, sweet potato and
Lift the front of the bamboo mat closest
to you and roll the sheet tightly. Sushi can be eaten whole or sliced
- just make sure you use a sharp and wet knife.
Eat and enjoy!
January 25, 2012 – We just received some great photos from a reader that was inspired by Jessica’s recipe and wanted to share one with you! Thanks Kendall!