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Prosciutto, Pear, and Blue Cheese Sushi

Health DECEMBER 2011

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

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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 280
  • Fat: 8.4g
  • Saturated fat: 1.9g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 2g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 2.7g
  • Cholesterol: 14mg
  • Protein: 11g
  • Carbohydrate: 40g
  • Sugars: 4g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Sodium: 686mg
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