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Arugula

Definition: Arugula

Arugula
A bitter, peppery, and aromatic salad green. It has a mustardy flavor and resembles radish leaves. Arugula is sold in bunches and should be kept refrigerated in a plastic bag. Also called rucola, rocket, and rugula, this green is delicious in salads or pasta.

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aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
I love it!!
omigosh omigosh 8 years
I love rucola, but I can't eat it. It's too sharp or something, makes my tummy upset. I have the same thing with raw onions, garlic and leek. It sucks!
CiaoBella2 CiaoBella2 8 years
Arugula is so easy to grow, it's a staple in my summer garden every year.
kscincotta kscincotta 8 years
Arugula is definitely the green of choice in our house!
Advah Advah 8 years
I'm obsessed with rocket! I can eat a whole pack on its own. I love it on pizza, in sandwiches, raw in broccoli soup.. Thanks for the pesto idea, I'll have to try that!
marie-lee marie-lee 8 years
I love arugula...although it always sold as rocket here. I love the pesto idea too. I've got a couple of recipes for it but haven't been brave enough to give it a try. Might have to give it a whirl though.
kclulu kclulu 8 years
I love arugula as well. Great in salads or on sandwiches and that pesto sauce mamasitamali suggested sounds wonderful! I love pesto and will have to give that a try.
ilanac13 ilanac13 8 years
i remember back when i didn't know what this was - and i always thought that it was something to be scared about - but honestly, it's one of those leafy greens that really makes a salad taste a bit more rich.
Spectra Spectra 8 years
I love arugula! I use it in my salads a lot and it adds a nice kick. I like the idea of using it in pesto...I'll have to try that!
Food Food 8 years
Even though they're supposedly the same green, I've found that wild rocket tastes and looks really different from standard arugula.
syako syako 8 years
:D
Linda-McP Linda-McP 8 years
Arugula is my very favorite green. We just planted several rows in our garden. Cannot wait to pick it fresh.
mamasitamalita mamasitamalita 8 years
I make a really zesty arugula pesto!!! use arugula instead of basil, and I toast walnuts instead of pine nuts. add olive oil and some cheese and puree, its really yummy over whole wheat pastas and SO easy!
LaurenG22 LaurenG22 8 years
Yummy! It is also great on top of pizza!!
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