If you love Mexican food and you love sushi, why not put them together? Granted, this creation is a loose application of the word sushi, but you get the idea—they’re bite-size roll-ups of bean, cheese, and avocado goodness! Similar to that addictive umami flavor of sushi, these roll-ups pack a ton of flavor, especially if you use a flavored tortilla: spicy salsa balanced by creamy avocado; the heartiness of the beans balanced by the freshness of lime juice and cilantro; and the crunchy topping balanced by the lusciously smooth filling.
These roll-ups make a fun appetizer for entertaining. Or, make them into a meal by adding a side of chips and salsa and a simple quesadilla. Ole!
Vegetarian Mexican “Sushi”
OK, so this may be the shortest, easiest recipe I’ll ever post. It’s so easy that I almost feel guilty calling it a recipe. So, instead, let’s call it a suggestion for those nights when you just need something quick and satisfying.
Buffalo Chicken Mac and Cheese
Before you say, “um, ew, gross,” trust me on this one. I am a bit of a leftover snob, so for me to endorse this recipe, courtesy of my amazing boyfriend, Justin, says a lot! A frequent problem I have is making too many pancakes on a Saturday morning. I feel guilty eating more than my share but equally guilty throwing out perfectly tasty pancakes! So here is my solution if you have the same problem as me…