Weird sushi is nothing new here – if you look back in the archives, we’ve got everything from burrito sushi (not to be mistaken with a sushi burrito) to Thanksgiving sushi. But oddly enough, I’ve never tried caprese salad in sushi – until now!
I was expecting this one to be a bit odd, but it turned out surprisingly well – the mozzarella didn’t clash, and the basil worked excellently – kind of like shiso leaves in kimbap. All in all, I’d recommend this one!
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Caprese salad roll
Makes 1 roll
- 1 sheet nori
- 1/2 cup sumeshi
- 1 small tomato
- 4 large basil leaves
- 1 oz mozzarella cheese
- balsamic vinegar
- sea salt
- Cook sushi rice.
- Slice the tomato into wedges.
- Slice the mozzarella 1cm thick, then cut the slices into 1cm sticks.
- Wash and dry the basil.
- With a bamboo rolling mat, roll the sushi inside-out, using the tomato, basil, and mozzarella as your fillings.
- Slice the sushi, then drizzle with balsamic vinegar and sprinkle with sea salt.
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