Brown Rice and Quinoa Sushi Rolls

Brown rice and quinoa give vegetarian sushi pieces an appealing heartiness and texture.

Rinse and drain brown rice and bring to a boil in a saucepan with water and a pinch of sea salt. Reduce heat to low, cover pan, and simmer rice for 30 minutes. Rice will not be dry. Meanwhile,...


  • 2/3 cup short-grain brown rice
  • 2 1/3 cups water
  • 1 pinch sea salt
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon mirin (Japanese sweet wine) (optional)
  • 2 tablespoons turbinado sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 cup quinoa
  • 4 sheets nori (dry seaweed)
  • 1/2 carrot, shredded
  • 1/2 cucumber, cut into thin strips
  • 1 avocado - peeled, pitted, and cut into thin strips

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