Prosciutto, Pear, and Blue Cheese Sushi

 Recipe

Yield:

Makes 4 servings (1 serving: 1 roll)
Total time: 20 Minutes

Recipe Time

Prep: 20 Minutes
Total: 20 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 280
Fat 8.4 g
Satfat 1.9 g
Monofat 2 g
Polyfat 2.7 g
Cholesterol 14 mg
Protein 11 g
Carbohydrate 40 g
Sugars 4 g
Fiber 4 g
Iron 1 mg
Sodium 686 mg

Ingredients

3 cups cooked brown rice
4 tablespoons rice vinegar
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
3 tablespoons pine nuts
4 sheets nori (seaweed)
4 slices prosciutto
2 tablespoons blue cheese
1/2 cup peeled, julienned pear
2 tablespoons balsamic glaze

Preparation

1. Combine cooked rice, vinegar, and salt in a medium bowl; set aside. Toast and crush pine nuts; set aside.

2. Cover a sheet of aluminum foil with plastic wrap; top with 1 sheet nori. Press 3/4 cup seasoned rice onto nori, leaving a 1/4-inch border at the top and bottom. Press 1/2 tablespoon crushed pine nuts into the rice; top with 1 slice prosciutto, 1/2 tablespoon blue cheese, and 2 tablespoons pear.

3. Roll foil tightly toward you; remove foil and plastic wrap. Cut roll into 1-inch pieces with a sharp, wet knife.

4. Repeat steps with 3 more rolls. Drizzle pieces of each sushi roll evenly with 1 1/2 teaspoons balsamic glaze.

Note:

Cat Cora,

Health

December 2011
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