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Vegetable Nori Rolls

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  Purified water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Rice 1 Cup (16 tbs), uncooked (Brown, white, or basmati)
  Rice vinegar 1 Tablespoon
  Mirin 1 Tablespoon (sweet rice wine)
  Nori sheets 6
  Carrot 1⁄2 Medium, peeled and cut into thin strips
  Cucumber 1⁄2 Medium, seeded and cut into thin strips
  Avocado 1⁄2 , thinly sliced
  Green onions/Scallions 5 , cut into strips
  Plum paste 2 Tablespoon
  Wasabi 2 Tablespoon (hot, green horseradish paste)
  Red cabbage 1⁄2 , shredded for 2 cups
  Daikon radish 2 Cup (32 tbs), shredded
  Soy sauce 2 Tablespoon (such as tamari)

1) In a medium pot boil water.
2) Stir in rice, decrease heat. Cook covered over simmering heat.
3) If using brown rice, simmer for 45 minutes; white rice for 20 minutes and basmati for 25 minutes.
4) Cook the rice until firm and the water absorbed.
5) Transfer the rice into a bowl. Mix vinegar and mirin to it.
6) With a wooden spoon fluff rice and let it cool completely.
7) To prepare the nori sheet, toast, fill, and roll one at a time.
8) Hold the first sheet 10 inches above a low flame and gently wave with hand until it begins to discolor.
9) Place the nori sheet on top of a sushi mat.
10) With a flat wooden spoon, place 1/2 cup of cooked rice at the narrow end of toasted sheet. Flatten the rice to make a slab.
11) Make a lengthwise gutter about 1/2 inch up the rice slab with a chopstick or the dull edge of a knife.
12) In a medium nonstick saute pan, heat canola or grapeseed oil. Saute onions and garlic over low heat for about 2 minutes.
13) Take off from heat.
14) In a medium bowl add spinach leaves, onions and garlic.
15) Mix yogurt, mint, pepper, and nuts. Toss with a fork.

16) Serve the spinach mixture on the toasts.
17) Decorate with apple wedges.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 487 Calories from Fat 54

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 6 g9.9%

Saturated Fat 0.97 g4.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 779.7 mg32.5%

Total Carbohydrates 98 g32.7%

Dietary Fiber 16 g63.9%

Sugars 20.7 g

Protein 16 g31.4%

Vitamin A 156.6% Vitamin C 436.1%

Calcium 24.3% Iron 26.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Vegetable Nori Rolls Recipe