This recipe has all the flavors you'll find in sushi, deconstructed in one bowl. It starts with a bed of sticky sushi rice, followed by avocado and fresh vegetables that are drizzled in a sweet umami sauce. A sprinkle of black sesame seeds for garnish adds just a touch more flavor and creates a lovely presentation. Enjoy this dish for lunch at home, or take it with you to work or school.

Deconstructed Sushi Bowl [Vegan]







For the Bowl:

  • 2 cups of prepared sushi rice
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • 1 cup of cucumber
  • 1-2 large carrots, peeled
  • 1 cup of red cabbage, roughly chopped
  • 2-3 sheets of nori, cut into small pieces

For the Sauce:

  • 3 tablespoons liquid aminos
  • 1 tablespoon agave nectar
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon rice vinegar

 For the Garnish:

  • Black sesame seeds
  • Green onion
  • Pickled ginger
  • Wasabi


  1. Prepare sushi rice according to package instructions.
  2. Meanwhile, prepare the dressing by whisking together the liquid aminos, rice vinegar, agave nectar, and toasted sesame oil.
  3. Cut and prepare the vegetables, nori, and any other desired fix-ins.
  4. When the rice is finished cooking, divide into equal portions, top with desired vegetables, drizzle on some dressing, and enjoy immediately.

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Nutritional Information

Per Serving: Calories: 502 | Carbs: 76 g | Fat: 19 g | Protein: 10 g | Sodium: 73 mg | Sugar: 16 g Note: The information shown is based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.