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Healthy Vegan Cucumber Sushi Rolls With Spicy Mayo

These easy cucumber sushi rolls are a simple and refreshing way to enjoy sushi. 

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Serves: 2
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Serve these refreshing sushi-inspired rolls from the Live Eat Learn blog with soy sauce, pickled ginger, wasabi, or your favorite sushi toppings for added flavor. 

What you need:

For the sushi rolls: 
2 cucumbers, cut in half widthwise, seeds removed
1 cup sushi rice, cooked according to package instructions 
½ firm avocado, sliced
¼ red bell pepper, sliced
¼ orange bell pepper, sliced
¼ cup julienne cut carrots
¼ cup sliced baked tofu

For the spicy mayo: 
3 tablespoons vegan mayonnaise
1 tablespoon sriracha

What you do:

  1. For the sushi rolls, into cucumber, spoon a small amount of rice, then compress towards one side of cucumber tube. Insert a slice of avocado, a few slices of pepper, a few pieces of carrot, and a few slices of tofu, add more rice to fill gaps, compressing, and adding more rice until packed.
  2. With a sharp knife, slice cucumber into ½-inch thick pieces. 
  3. For the spicy mayo, in a small bowl, combine mayonnaise and sriracha and mix until well combined. Serve cucumber slices and serve with spicy mayo.

Photo credit: Sarah Bond