Healthy Avocado & Hijiki Seaweed Sandwich

Healthy Avocado & Hijiki Seaweed Sandwich

A gorgeous avocado and hijiki seaweed sandwich made with homemade black sesame-miso paste.

Ingredients: 1 sandwich

Pain de campagne, brown rice bread, whatever you like (can be sliced or rolls)
[Black Sesame Miso Paste] (enough for 1 sandwich and to taste)
Black sesame seed paste
1 teaspoon
Blended (white and red) miso
1/2 teaspoon
Maple syrup (or honey)
1 teaspoon
Olive oil
1 teaspoon
Dried hijiki seaweed
2 g
*Soy sauce
a small amount
*Krazy Salt
a plentiful amount
Romaine lettuce
as needed
Tomato slices
as needed
Cucumber slices
as needed
Avocado slices (sprinkled with lemon juice)
as needed


1. Soak the hijiki seaweed in plenty of water for 15-20 minutes. Once soaked and rinsed, run under hot water and while the hijiki is still warm, and season with the ingredients marked with *.
2. Mix together all of the ingredients for the black sesame miso paste. Slice all of the other ingredients. There are enough ingredients for one serving in this photo.
3. Spread the black sesame miso paste over both slices of bread. Add 1-2 tablespoons (however much you like) of the hijiki over one slice.
4. Add the romaine lettuce, cucumber, tomato and avocado on top of the hijiki in that order.
5. This is how your sandwich should look from the side.
6. You can make a yummy sandwich with this black sesame miso paste on its own. Try adding some kinako powder as well, if you like.
7. This recipe goes great with Hiromuzu's "Tofu Brown Rice Bread". Recipe ID: 1885245.

Story Behind this Recipe

When I tried Shimaru's "Avocado & Hijiki Western-style White Dressing" (Recipe ID: 1139888) together with some bread, I had a brainwave and thought that these ingredients could go well together. After much trial and error, I came up with this recipe.