While you may be used to sushi that’s mostly filled with raw fish, these 15 plant-based sushi bowls and rolls will change all of that! Versatile and delicious, these recipes will make you forget all about sushi with fish. Check them out on our Food Monster App!
1. Summer Kimchi Sushi Bowl
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This deconstructed Summer Kimchi Sushi Bowl from Parsley Vegan contains some of the most refreshing ingredients typically found in sushi. Mango is the true star in this dish, although it has a few close runner-ups like the vegan spicy mayonnaise drizzle and the kimchi. The flavors and textures of the ingredients of this dish mesh very well together and can easily be turned into sushi rolls instead of a sushi bowl if that’s what you’re in the mood for.
2. Mango Beet Sushi
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These sushi rolls are gorgeous, colorful, and full of health benefits! Beets are an extremely heart healthy food. Why not wrap this root veggie into a foodie favorite – sushi! Sweet mango, juicy cucumber, and creamy avocado are paired with beet to create a beautiful sweet, crunchy, and savory bite of Mango Beet Sushi from Caroline Ginolfi.
3. Rainbow Unicorn Sweet Potato Sushi
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If you want to have truly magical sushi, try this Rainbow Unicorn Sweet Potato Sushi from Anarki “AJ” Tjon Affo. A true feast for the eyes, the vibrant rice in this sushi is colored naturally with ingredients like turmeric, beet powder, spirulina, and purple cabbage. Each roll is stuffed with roasted sweet potatoes and crisp, colorful bell peppers, but feel free to swap in your favorite ingredients.
4. Sushi Bowl With Sesame-Crusted Tofu
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A deconstructed sushi bowl makes a delicious and filling lunch that is great to take to work, school, or a picnic. You can’t go wrong with veggies, tofu, or whatever you want on a bed of delicious rice. You can play around with different toppings such as avocado, pumpkin, soybean sprouts, radish, or whatever you feel like on this Sushi Bowl With Sesame-Crusted Tofu from The Veginner’s Cookbook!
5. Spicy Tomato Tuna Sushi
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Oh, yes, your eyes aren’t deceiving you: fish-free spicy tuna sushi! Roma tomatoes are boiled and perfectly seasoned with umami and spicy flavors and rolled up with sushi rice, avocado, and nori in this Spicy Tomato Tuna Sushi from Megan Sadd — no bamboo mat necessary.
6. Cauliflower Rice Sushi
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7. Quick Veggie-Sushi
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8. Grain-Free Sushi Bowl
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9. Roasted Sweet Potato Sushi
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This savory sushi is light, elegant, and absolutely delicious. The tangy rice is filled with soft, creamy roasted sweet potatoes and crunchy, fresh cucumbers and then wrapped tightly in a nori. This Roasted Sweet Potato Sushi from Bianca the Green Creator is the perfect snack to serve at a fancy dinner and can also double as a great lunch.
10. Turmeric Cauliflower Rice Sushi
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This Turmeric Cauliflower Rice Sushi from Katie Culpin and Josh Bailey is a perfect way to eat healthy, with minimal carbs, and still enjoy the fabulous flavors of sushi. Cauliflower and turmeric provide the base for these rolls and they are tied together with some creamy avocado and a tangy sauce.
11. Raw Sushi Rolls With Sunflower Seed ‘Rice’
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These Raw Sushi Rolls With Sunflower Seed ‘Rice’ from Gabriella Hose and Joe Furini make a great lunch – they’re so delicious, fun to make, and packed full of color and goodness! What’s great about these rolls is you can mix up the recipe depending on what veggies you have in – some great options are avocado, carrot, cucumber, pepper, sprouts, beet, and any pickled veggies, but it’s great to experiment with what you have!
12. Sushi Bowl
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Turn your next sushi craving into a bowl with this bright and flavorful version! This Sushi Bowl from What the Health by Kip Andersen and Keegan Kuhn with Eunice Wong is perfect for any sushi lover, and it includes a homemade peanut-ginger miso dressing that drizzles over to really give this dish a kick!
13. Kimchi Cucumber and Avocado Sushi
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This easy Kimchi Cucumber and Avocado Sushi from Parsley Vegan is great because it takes almost no time to make, it’s absolutely delicious, and the spicy ‘mayonnaise’ that is drizzled on the top is too good for words. The sushi’s flavor is a delicate balance – the cucumbers offer the freshness, avocados offer the creaminess and finally, the kimchi adds just the right sourness and punch of flavor.
14. Miso Eggplant Sushi
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Need some sushi in your life? Try this simple Miso Eggplant Sushi from Jasmine Briones, where eggplant is cooked in an umami sauce with shallots and aromatics to infuse it with savory flavor, then rolled up with sushi rice and toasted nori. Feel free to play around with the other additional ingredients that you love (like avocado!) to ensure the most enjoyment from this dish.
15. Sweet and Spicy Coconut Sushi
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These Sweet and Spicy Coconut Sushi rolls from Anarki “AJ” Tjon Affo are the perfect combination of spicy and sweet. Made with black rice, creamy coconut milk, hot chili flakes, garlic, and plenty of veggies, they are not only delicious but a rainbow of colors. Serve with a drizzle of red chili sauce for bold presentation and of course, spiciness!
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