This healthy bento box idea makes it easy, healthy and affordable to have sushi for lunch as often as you'd like! Skip the rolling and place sushi ingredients like rice, shrimp and avocado in a bento for a packable lunch for work.

Holley Grainger, M.S., R.D.N.
Source:, July 2017


Recipe Summary

15 mins
15 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Place rice in a medium container and drizzle with tamari. Top with avocado slices, 1/4 cup cucumber and shrimp (or tuna). Sprinkle with sesame seeds.

  • Pack edamame pods in a medium container.

  • Pack melon balls in another medium container.

  • Halve the remaining cucumber slices and toss with vinegar, salt and sugar in a small container. Add fortune cookie to the box.

Nutrition Facts

561 calories; protein 42.3g 85% DV; carbohydrates 69.2g 22% DV; exchange other carbs 4.5; dietary fiber 13.8g 55% DV; sugars 20.5g; fat 13.1g 20% DV; saturated fat 1.1g 6% DV; cholesterol 160.9mg 54% DV; vitamin a iu 6413.1IU 128% DV; vitamin c 74.2mg 124% DV; folate 77mcg 19% DV; calcium 211.5mg 21% DV; iron 5.4mg 30% DV; magnesium 117.2mg 42% DV; potassium 967.3mg 27% DV; sodium 745.6mg 30% DV; thiamin 0.2mg 23% DV; added sugar 4g.