Meatless Mondays: Quinoa Sushi Nori Rolls

Here’s another Meatless Monday recipe to tantalize your taste buds and get you cooking this cruelty-free meal in your kitchen. This week’s Meatless Monday recipe is contributed by our friend, Leigh-Chantelle from Viva la Vegan! a website with a large range of vegan recipes that focuses on positive information, education and vegan outreach.


Nori sheets

Sushi bamboo mat

2 cup of cooked quinoa (red, black, or white) and brown rice mix

1 cup of almond pulp (left over from almond milk)

Braggs liquid amino or soy sauce

Nutritional yeast flakes

1 ripe avocado, sliced

6 asparagus spears, sliced in half

6 fried tofu puffs (buy from your local Asian grocery)


Combine almond pulp, Braggs and nutritional yeast flakes in a bowl

to make a vegan salmon/tuna mix

Use the sushi mat and place the shiny side of the nori sheet onto the mat

Place quinoa and rice mix onto the sheet from left to right,

leaving about a 1 inch space from the front

Place the nut mix, asparagus and avocado or fried tofu puffs on top of the quinoa

Roll with the edge of the mat pressed onto the nori sheet, keep rolling

Sprinkle some water at the end of the sheet and press together to seal

Cut and serve

Serve with soy mayonnaise, wasabi or soy sauce

Makes 3-4 nori rolls

Serves 3-4 people

See the how-to video

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About VivalaVegan

Viva la Vegan! started to promote Leigh-Chantelle’s Recipe Calendars in 2005 and has since grown to be an interactive community for vegans focusing on positive education, information and vegan outreach. Through the website, Leigh-Chantelle’s focus is on educating people to alternative lifestyle choices, proving that via compassion we can heal ourselves and each other. Easy to prepare recipes; blogs, articles and podcasts; an interactive forum, informative and how-to videos, interviews with inspiring vegans, vegan mentoring and more. You can find Viva la Vegan! On FaceBook , Twitter , YouTube, Pinterest and Google+
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