Do you love Asian food and do your favorite restaurants usually serve Chinese or Japanese food? At the same time, are you a vegan or vegetarian who has trouble finding the right meals at these eateries? If so, you should try making your own vegan recipes.
Do you like vegan dumplings with soy sauce? Do you prefer vegan egg rolls or are you more interested in Japanese food? If you want to try some sushi, take a look at our list of easy vegan sushi recipes below.
1. Vegan Sushi By Love & Lemons
The vegan sushi recipe here uses a very unique ingredient. The recipe includes beets. You might think beets only belong in borscht, but marinated beets make a tasty and savory addition to the cucumbers, avocados, and rice.
You’ll also need some nori or dried seaweed for the exterior of the sushi roll. Some other options are to add some sesame seeds on top and serve with pickled ginger.
2. Easy Homemade Vegan Sushi Recipe By Veggies Don’t Bite
The recipe above is easy and quick to make with a variety of fillings. You can choose veggies ranging from mushrooms and sweet potatoes to cucumbers, carrots, and avocado. You can also add green onions for a more unique flavor.
When cooking the rice, add sugar, salt, and vinegar to give it that perfect sushi taste. Once you’ve put together these tasty vegan sushi rolls using nori sheets, make sure to serve them with pickled ginger and wasabi.
3. Easy Vegan Sushi By Food with Feeling
Are you excited about the taste explosions of avocados, pickled ginger, seaweed, pickled onions, and jalapenos? These are some of the ingredients you can add to the recipe from Food with Feeling.
The recipe is also straightforward to make, so you can put it together right at home with your friends or family. You’ll have fun making sushi rolls, so set up a sushi party and put together a make-your-own vegan sushi roll bar.
4. Sweet Potato Tempura and Avocado Rolls with Teriyaki Glaze By Olives for Dinner
The recipe here calls for you to produce a lovely, sweet, and delicious sushi roll. The meal has plenty of delicious ingredients like creamy avocados, crispy sweet potatoes, and the perfect sushi rice with tasty teriyaki sauce spread on top.
The recipe calls for you to make sweet potato tempura with flour, salt, ice water, vegan egg, and yams. You’ll love the cooked sushi filling with its sweet and savory flavors.
5. Easy Vegan Sushi with Tomato Spicy Tuna By Carrots & Flowers
Tomatoes make for a great, juicy addition to any vegan sushi option. The recipe from Carrots & Flowers includes two large Roma tomatoes with other great ingredients like:
- Small cucumber
- Minced ginger
- Nori sheets
- Sushi rice
- Sriracha sauce
- Soy sauce
You’ll see that the vegan sushi roll is full of flavor and spice. The recipe doesn’t take long to prepare, so you can make it on any weeknight. Enjoy your delicious sushi dinner!
6. Vegan Sushi Cake By Green Evi
If you don’t have much of a sweet tooth and you’re not into the typical chocolate cake, you might have more interest in a vegan sushi cake. The recipe is filled with perfectly delicious and crunchy edamame beans as well as soft sushi rice, colorful radishes, and creamy avocado.
The recipe even calls for vegan caviar, so you’ll have nearly the same experience as those meat eaters. The sushi cake truly looks like a veggie-based dessert!
7. Deconstructed Spicy Avocado Sushi Bowl By The Viet Vegan
Another creative masterpiece in the world of vegan sushi is the sushi bowl. The deconstructed spicy avocado sushi bowl is full of savory rice, vegan mayonnaise, spicy sriracha sauce, an avocado, strips of nori sheets, soy sauce, and sesame seeds.
Once you put together the spicy avocado sushi bowl, you’ll love digging into the ingredients. The taste will explode in your mouth. You’ll definitely want to share the recipe with your friends and family!
8. Vegan Sushi Rice Bowl with Sesame Soy Dressing By Jessica in the Kitchen
You can make the sushi rice bowl here in less than half an hour. You’ll love the healthy yet tasty and crunchy meal any time of day. The recipe calls for cauliflower rice, avocado, nori sheets, cucumbers, pickled ginger, ribboned carrots, and sliced bell peppers.
You can make it for yourself or for a special occasion with your significant other. Even your kids might enjoy a delicious vegan sushi rice bowl.
9. Vegan Sushi Bowl With Sesame Soy Dressing By My Darling Vegan
The sushi bowl recipe in the My Darling Vegan blog stands apart from the rest due to its sesame soy dressing and pickled carrots. The recipe also calls for crunchy and fresh edamame beans.
When looking for vegan and gluten-free options, the recipe here meets your requirements. You can make this sushi bowl in less than 30 minutes. Make sure to add some fun toppings like pickled ginger, wasabi, or sesame seeds.
10. Vegan Sushi Bowls with Ginger Marinated Tofu By the Minimalist Baker
The tasty recipe for a vegan sushi bowl here comes with marinated tofu, grated ginger, tamarind or soy sauce, sliced carrots, cucumber, and creamy avocado. You can make the sushi bowl with your loved ones for a dinner party.
Or you can always try adding the tasty sushi bowl to your lunches on a daily basis. Don’t forget to serve the meal with wasabi, pickled ginger, and sliced green onions.
11. Brown Rice Veggie Roll By Vegan Yack Attack
The brown rice veggie roll makes for a great hors d’oeuvre at a dinner party or even a small wedding. It’s truly delicious and fancy enough to serve on a special occasion.
Do you have an anniversary coming up and you promised to make an elegant dinner for your significant other? If so, these brown rice veggie rolls make an excellent appetizer to start the night off on the right food.
12. Vegan Spicy “Tuna” Sushi By Fork and Beans
The sushi recipe by Fork and Beans requires you to make a spicy “tuna” filling using ingredients like:
- Sunflower seeds
- Lemon juice
- Sriracha sauce
- Onion powder
- Sea salt
To make the sushi rolls in the recipe, add the “tuna” filling to some nori sheets along with shredded carrots, avocado, and cucumber. The tasty recipe is relatively easy to make and you will love the spicy, savory flavors.
13. Spicy Crunchy Mango Sushi Rolls By Woman In Real Life
Do you love sweet, unique fruits? Then you’ll love trying these mango sushi rolls with their spicy flavors. The sweet mango is surrounded by sushi rice, vegan mayonnaise, spicy sriracha sauce, and Panko breadcrumbs. Sprinkle some sesame seeds on top.
These sushi rolls make a great appetizer to enjoy before a Teriyaki veggie and rice dinner. Don’t forget to serve some pickled ginger on the side. Your whole family will love these flavorful sushi options.
14. Vegan Avocado & Mango Pink Sushi By SPOTEBI
For the recipe here, you will need to use a small beet when cooking the sushi rice with apple cider vinegar and sea salt. You’ll need to use a food processor to make the beet into a paste. The beet gives the sushi rice that gorgeous pink color.
For the filling, you can use:
- Red bell pepper
You can serve the pink sushi rolls as an appetizer alongside your meal of veggie fried rice. Your family will love it!
15. Miso Eggplant Sushi Bowls With Mango Chutney & Edamame Hummus By Healthy Little Vittles
These sushi bowls are truly unique as you won’t find many with broiled eggplant, mango chutney, and edamame hummus.
The recipe calls for other tasty ingredients like sushi rice, nori sheets, sesame seeds, and avocado. These items all work together so well and the flavors truly complement each other. The colorful eggplant also makes the sushi bowl stand out among the rest.
Enjoy adding these sushi bowls to your dinner rotations!
16. Mushroom Avocado Sushi Rolls By Julie’s Lifestyle
Are you a mushroom fan? If so, these sushi rolls will give you that perfect flavor that pairs well with avocados. The best taste is when you marinate the mushrooms in soy sauce. You can use either real sushi rice or make some cauliflower rice for the recipe.
It’s best to serve your mushroom avocado sushi rolls right away, but you can store any leftovers in the fridge for up to two days.
17. Sushi Buddha Bowl By Sweet Simple Vegan
The sushi buddha bowl comes with colorful items like pickled red cabbage and red onions alongside edamame beans, cucumbers, pickled ginger, and seaweed.
You will also love the spices that come with buddha bowls like rice vinegar, wasabi powder, black pepper, salt, and teriyaki tofu. You can serve these sushi buddha bowls for lunch or even bring the meal to your workplace. It makes a great dinner for your family as well.
18. Teriyaki Tofu Sushi Burrito Recipe By Cilantro and Citronella
Do you love Mexican food and burritos for a tasty, quick meal on the go? Luckily, sushi can also come in burrito form. If you love the idea of having a huge amount of sushi in one bite, then you might want to make a sushi burrito.
The recipe calls for sweet teriyaki tofu using sugar, ginger, garlic, soy sauce, and tofu. Some fillings for the burrito include an avocado, a cucumber, a beet, a carrot, and a small sweet potato.
19. Spicy Vegan Dragon Roll By Mooshu Jenne
Sushi cuisine is essential to Japanese culture and spicy vegan dragon rolls have some of the strongest flavors in the typical fare. If you like Japanese food and Asian cuisine, you’ll love making these spicy, amazing dragon rolls.
These vegan dragon rolls also go well with noodle bowls, so add the two dishes together for a delicious meal. Enjoy your dinner on a regular weeknight or make it for a special occasion.
20. Vegan Carrot Lox Sushi By Plantepusherne
The vegan carrot lox sushi requires you to cure the carrots first. The carrots are first wrapped in seaweed and are then baked in a pan full of salt. Afterward, you will need to peel the carrots with a sharp knife.
The recipe also calls for making a marinade of flaxseed oil, smoked paprika, apple cider vinegar, and rice vinegar. You can serve the sushi with some ginger or wasabi.
21. Vegan Zucchini Quinoa Sushi Rolls By The Petite Cook
If you want something different from the typical sushi rice, try adding quinoa instead, which this recipe includes. You’ll love the flavors of quinoa with its nutty taste and healthy elements like fiber, vitamins, and protein.
Instead of the usual seaweed wraps, the meal here includes zucchini strips as the exterior wrap. If you’re looking for the healthiest options possible for your sushi rolls, these are a perfect addition to your dinner.
22. Cauliflower Rice Sushi Rolls By Namely Marly
If you’re looking for a low-carb option for your sushi rolls, try making these cauliflower rice sushi options. For the tasty recipe, you will need:
- Nori sheets
- Cauliflower rice
- Red cabbage
- Sliced red and yellow bell peppers
- Green onions
Make sure to serve the meal with a great dipping sauce. Both soy sauce and ginger make a great addition to cauliflower sushi rolls. Enjoy your dinner!
23. Spicy Jackfruit Sushi By The Vegan Harvest
If you don’t want to spend all day cooking in the kitchen, then you should try your hand at making these easy jackfruit sushi rolls.
You can make these appetizers on a special occasion like your anniversary, a birthday, or Valentine’s Day. They make a romantic side dish to any meal you make. You can even make the jackfruit sushi with your loved ones at a make-your-own vegan sushi party.
24. Kimchi, Cucumber, & Avocado Sushi By Parsley Vegan
These sushi rolls are truly unique, as they come with kimchi and a fun sauce. The sauce includes cashews, sriracha, lime juice, black pepper, and cashew milk. You’ll love the flavorful and spicy sauce sprinkled on top as well as the crunchy cucumber rolls with smooth avocado.
You can add these kimchi sushi rolls to any dinner for a more flavorful appetizer to enjoy.
25. Smoky Roasted Portobello Sushi Rolls By Keepin’ It Kind
If you like portobello mushrooms, you will get a kick out of these smoky roasted portobello sushi rolls. The flavors will pop in your mouth and make your mouth water all night long. The nice soy sauce, green onions, rice vinegar, brown rice, and nori sheets also make for a savory treat.
You can cook these sushi rolls for a Saturday night dinner or an elegant dinner party.
Easy Vegan Sushi Recipes, Final Thoughts
If you have trouble finding great vegan options when out at a sushi restaurant, you can make any one of these delicious sushi dishes right at home. They make a great appetizer to go along with any dinner.
Which one is your favorite out of all these easy vegan sushi recipes? Let us know in the comments below!