I could eat sushi for every meal of the day. One awesome way to have affordable sushi for lunch is my Skinny California Roll Wraps! These little wraps have all of the tasty elements of sushi, wrapped up burrito-style inside a whole wheat tortilla! To begin, mix some cooked brown rice with some sesame seeds. Then, layout a tortilla and add some rice. Then, on top of the rice, add imitation crab meat, tomato, cucumber, and avocado. Finally, fold the whole thing up like a burrito and slice it into sushi-sized medallions. When takeout sushi is not an option, my amazing Skinny California Roll Wraps will fill you up!
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How Are These Sushi Wraps Healthy?
All of the elements that go inside sushi are healthy, California rolls included. California rolls usually consist of imitation crab meat, avocado, and cucumber. Imitation crab is a variety of minced fish combined with egg whites and other elements to mimick real crab meat. It contains high levels of phosphorus, which is great for bone and teeth health. Avocado contains high traces of Omega-3 fatty acids that our bodies need to be healthy. Lastly, cucumber is a low-calorie and high-potassium vegetable. Bring in brown rice for its low glycemic index and tomatoes for their high levels of lycopene and you have an uber-healthy meal that tastes just like takeout sushi!
Sushi makes my mouth water! If you are a big fan of sushi, then try my Breakfast Sushi Burrito!
Ingredients in Skinny California Roll Wraps
- whole wheat tortilla wraps
- imitation crab meat
- brown rice
- sesame seeds
- reduced-sodium soy sauce
How to Make California Roll Wraps
First, in a small bowl, mix cooked brown rice with sesame seeds.
Then, lay one tortilla on a flat surface and place a small amount of rice, 1 ounce of imitation crab meat, and top with a small amount of tomatoes, cucumber, and avocado.
Finally, fold sides of the tortilla and place index and thumb on sides and roll tortilla tightly.
Repeat with other tortillas and serve each tortilla with reduced-sodium soy sauce.
Skinny California Roll Wraps
- 8 whole wheat tortilla wraps
- 8 oz. imitation crab meat
- 1/2 cup tomato, diced
- 1 avocado, diced
- 1/2 cup cucmber, diced
- 2 cups brown rice, cooked
- 3 tsp sesame seeds
- 1/4 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
- In a small bowl, mix cooked brown rice with sesame seeds.
- Lay one tortilla on a flat surface and place a small amount of rice, 1 ounce of imitation crab meat, and top with a small amount of tomatoes, cucumber, and avocado.
- Fold sides of tortilla and place index and thumb on sides and roll tortilla tightly.
- Repeat with other tortillas and serve each tortilla with reduced-sodium soy sauce.
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