Makis lettuce with crunchy vegetables


Here is a recipe full of fresh vegetables, healthy and easy to make, lettuce maki with crunchy vegetables.

Preparation: 20 min
No cooking

Ingredients for 4 people:

  • 8 beautiful leaves lettuce
  • 300 g of cooked rice (ideally sushi rice *)
  • 8 radishes
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 onion new
  • 100 g of cheese
  • 1 bunch chive
  • 1 pinch of salt.

Ingredients to prepare sushi rice:

4 c. in s. rice vinegar, 2 tbsp. in s. sugar, salt

Recipe of lettuce with crunchy vegetables Makis

Wash and dry the lettuce leaves. Remove with a larger knife coast lettuce leaves and cut into two equal parts.

Wash radishes and carrots and cut into small sticks.

Top each lettuce leaf half-length a little cooked rice, a few sticks carrot and radish, a piece of onion wilts and again a little rice.

Achieve tight rolls and cut rolls obtained by sections 4 to 5 cm. Wrap each bite of chives to keep them closed.

Cut the onion bulb into small dice and set aside.

Make the sauce : In a bowl,

  • pour the cream cheese,
  • small diced onion and add the remaining finely chopped chives.
  • Add salt and mix well.

Maki are ready to be enjoyed dipped in white cheese sauce and chives.

* Cook, perfume and pass the sushi rice: rinse 300g Japanese sushi rice in a sieve until the water runs clear. Drain well. Put rice in a saucepan with 30 cl of water. Cover and bring to a boil for 5 minutes of cooking. Reduce heat and simmer another 10 minutes. Turn off the heat, remove the lid and let stand 10 min. In another pan, pour 4 tablespoons of rice vinegar, 2 tablespoons sugar and 2 pinches of salt beautiful and bring to a boil. Pour the cooked rice in a bowl and pour the sweet vinegar on it. Mix well and let it all come back to room temperature before getting maki.

Tip anti-gaspi:


radish tops can be prepared by soup radish tops but also used raw (and chopped) to season a salad bringing a spicy note.

© Philippe Dufour / Interfel