Rainbow nori rolls

Current rating: 5 (1 ratings)
Serves 4
Prep 20
Cook 15

These healthy and colourful rolls may look exotic but they are easy to make. This trendy twist is filled with protein packed quinoa and colourful vegetables that make a great food to eat and work or away from the home.

Description

These healthy and colourful rolls may look exotic but they are easy to make. This trendy twist is filled with protein packed quinoa and colourful vegetables that make a great food to eat and work or away from the home.

  • 1 cup black quinoa, rinsed and drained
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 4 sheets nori
  • ½ small fresh beetroot, peeled and cut into matchsticks
  • ¼ capsicum, peeled and cut into matchsticks
  • ¼ carrot, peeled and cut into matchsticks
  • handful of pea sprouts
 

Avocado cream

  •  2 avocados, peeled and chopped
  • 3 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • ¾ tsp salt

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  1. Place quinoa, water and vinegar in a saucepan. Bring to boil then reduce heat, cover and simmer for 10-15 minutes or until water is absorbed. Stir well and set aside to become lukewarm.
  2. Place a sheet of nori shiny side down on sushi mat or bench.
  3. Spread quinoa over nori leaving 2cm at short end.
  4. Arrange ¼ of avocado cream, raw vegetables, sprouts in the centre of quinoa.
  5. Roll up firmly towards the end with 2cm gap. Cut in half.
  6. Repeat with remaining nori sheets and ingredients.
  7. Serve with soy sauce. Makes 8 (2 per serve).
 

Avocado cream

  1. Place all ingredients in a food processor and process until smooth and creamy.

Tips

  • This recipe is a nutritious variation to white rice sushi. Quinoa has more fibre, protein and essential minerals then white rice.
  • It’s very important to make the rolls while the quinoa is still warm. This allows the quinoa to stick with the nori sheets.

Tips

  • This recipe is a nutritious variation to white rice sushi. Quinoa has more fibre, protein and essential minerals then white rice.
  • It’s very important to make the rolls while the quinoa is still warm. This allows the quinoa to stick with the nori sheets.

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