Stunning Spicy Tomato Sushi Rolls with Forbidden Rice

Forbidden rice aka black/purple rice, is lower in the Glycemic index, which makes for a perfect substitute for white rice for sushis. It is higher in antioxidants and protein too! 🙌
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​SAVE and TRY 👇
Makes 4 rolls about 2 servings
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Ingredients:
1 1/2 cup of cooked forbidden rice or brown rice
2 cups of chopped seeded Roma tomatoes
1 tbsp of tamari or low sodium soy sauce
1 tsp grated fresh ginger
1 tbsp sriracha sauce
2 tbsp rice vinegar
1 tbsp pure maple syrup
4 – 8 inch nori sheets
1/2 of avocado peeled and sliced
2 Persian cucumbers peeled and julienned
1 medium carrots peeled and julienned
1 cup of spinach
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Method:
In a bowl, marinade the sliced tomatoes with tamari, sriracha, maple syrup and ginger. Let it stand for 10 min.
Stir in a rice vinegar to a cooked rice mixture.
Lay a sushi mat on a flat surface or on a cutting board. Place nori sheet lengthwise and with damp fingers, spread one fourth of the rice mixture on the nori leaving 1/4 inch room on the side edge. Arrange, two slices of avocado, cucumbers, carrots, spicy tomato mixture, two spinach leaves along the center of flattened rice layer. Roll up nori toward the infilled edge tightly using the sushi mat. Brush the edges with some water to seal. Repeat with process with the remaining ingredients. Enjoy the sushi rolls with tamari and fresh grated ginger.

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