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Make Your Own Vegetarian Sushi

When the rice is cooked and cooled, simply place the nori sheet onto your bamboo mat and with wet hands, spread a small handful of rice onto the nori. You want a thin but consistent layer of rice, filling the bottom 2/3 of the sheet. Now you can fill it with whatever your heart desires! Avocado, baked tofu, shitake mushroom, chopped cashews, spinach… the possibilities are endless. Just spread a small amount of whatever your chosen sushi filling in a line in the center of your rice. Here is Sam arranging our sushi:

Rolling Sushi

Once the filling is in, simply roll up the nori as tight as you can, starting from the end closest to you and working your way out. Use the bamboo mat to help you. Nobody likes a loosely-wrapped sushi roll! When you’re finished rolling, seal the end of your nori (in other words, seal up the roll) by dipping your fingers into your water/rice vinegar solution and spreading it over the edge of the nori sheet.

Finally, use a sharp, serrated knife to cute the roll into 1-inch sections and voilą! You’ve got homemade sushi.

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Kayla Coleman

Kayla Coleman is a Campaigns Associate at Care2, as well as an artist, writer, and animal activist. When she's not running or baking vegan cookies, she's usually reading about health and nutrition, animals, or the environment. Her motto is, "if not now, when?"

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2:58AM PDT on Jun 16, 2013

Thank you :)

3:48PM PDT on Apr 2, 2013

Ohhh soooo yummmy.

3:28PM PDT on Aug 15, 2012

food idea!

5:46PM PDT on Aug 13, 2012

thanks

3:46PM PDT on Aug 13, 2012

Sushi Food of the gods...So good, I could eat sushi daily!

11:53AM PDT on Aug 13, 2012

yum

9:38AM PDT on Aug 13, 2012

ty

5:22AM PDT on Aug 13, 2012

Thanks.

12:30AM PDT on Aug 13, 2012

Thanx.

3:42PM PDT on Aug 12, 2012

Mmm I love (vegetarian) sushi!
There's something about the texture of nori mixing with the sticky rice and wasabi that tastes amazing :P

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