Cucumber Sushi Rolls
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Cucumber Sushi Rolls

These healthy cucumber sushi rolls are an easy and refreshing way to enjoy sushi, without all the hassle!
Course Appetizers, Main Dishes, Side Dishes, Snacks
Cuisine American, Japanese
Keyword cucumber stuffed sushi, cucumber sushi, homemade sushi
Diet Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Occasion Game Day
Time 15 minutes or less, 30 minutes or less, 45 minutes or less
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Calories 207kcal
Author Sarah Bond

Ingredients

Sushi

  • 2 cucumbers
  • 1 cup sushi cooked rice
  • 1/4 firm avocado sliced
  • 1/4 red bell pepper sliced
  • 1/4 orange bell pepper sliced
  • Optional: you can also try adding julienne cut carrots, red cabbage, sprouts, or scallions

Spicy Mayo

  • 1 Tbsp light mayonnaise
  • 1/2 tsp sriracha

Instructions

  • Rice: Cook rice by instructions on package. When finished, do not stir rice and allow it to cool. This will make for a stickier to hold everything together.
  • Deseed: Cut each cucumber in half and remove seeds with either a small spoon or knife to create a long, hollow tube (see pictures).
  • Stuff: Spoon in a small amount of rice, then compress towards one side of the tube. Gently insert a slice of avocado and a few slices of pepper, then add more rice to fill gaps, compressing and adding more rice until packed full.
  • Slice: With a sharp knife, slice cucumber into 1/2 inch thick pieces. If you start to notice the filling is loose as you cut, stuff in more rice and peppers where needed.
  • Serve: Serve with soy sauce or spicy mayo*. 

Notes

  • *To make spicy mayo, mix 1 Tbsp mayo and 1/2 tsp sriracha.
  • You make also like these similar sushi rolls, stuffed with crispy tofu and served with almond butter dipping sauce!

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving (about 7 slices) | Calories: 207kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 4.7g | Fat: 5.5g | Sodium: 37mg | Fiber: 4.2g