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Mock Tuna Cucumber Rolls
1 cup raw, shelled sunflower seeds, soaked for at least 6 hours
1/4 cup red onion, minced
1 celery stalk, minced
1 garlic clove, minced
2 tbl dill relish
2 tbl chopped, fresh parsley
2 tbl extra virgin olive oil
1 tbl lemon juice
1 tsp dried dill
1/2 tsp dulse flakes or kelp powder
salt and pepper, to taste
2 english cucumbers
black and white sesame seeds
Drain the sunflower seeds and pulse in a food processor about 10 times. Add the onion, celery, garlic, relish, parsley and olive oil. Pulse into a fine but slightly chunky paste. Add the lemon, dill and kelp powder. Pulse to combine. Taste and season with salt and pepper.
Peel the cucumber and cut in thirds. Hollow out the middle and fill with the sunflower mixture.
Roll the entire cucumber in sunflower seeds then cut into 1/4-1/2" slices. Sprinkle the cucumber with a little salt right before serving.