AVOCADO, SCALLION & BASIL ROLL

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Cuisinart original

Function: Sushi

Equipment needed: sushi rolling mat

Ingredients

1½ cups Perfect Sushi Rice (preceding recipe)

¼ avocado, peeled, pitted and thinly sliced

1 green onion, thinly sliced

6 to 7 fresh basil leaves

Bowl of cold water (to help in rolling sushi)

Pickled ginger, wasabi and soy sauce, for serving


Nutritional information

Nutritional information per roll:

Calories 353 (16% from fat) • carb. 71g • pro. 8g

fat 7g • sat. fat 1g • chol. 0mg • sod. 179mg

calc. 22mg • fiber 5g

Instructions

1. Cover the sushi mat with plastic wrap (to prevent sticking). Wet hands with cold water and press sushi rice onto covered mat. Place the avocado, scallion and basil leaves in a thin horizontal line across the middle of the rice.  Wet hands again with the water and, with the help of the sushi mat, roll the rice toward you in a jelly-roll fashion. Be sure to roll tightly, but without too much pressure, to ensure an even sushi roll.

2. Unwrap the sushi mat and then, with a clean and sharp knife, cut into 8 pieces.

3. Serve with pickled ginger, wasabi and soy sauce.