Arugula is a peppery green that adds a spicy bite to salads, pizzas, and raw dishes.  Also known as rocket, arugula is mild when cooked.  Arugula is an early summer crop, and a member of the brassica family; like kale, cabbage, cauliflower, and mustard greens.  Arugula is a great source of vitamins and minerals including vitamins A, C,  and K and iron.

PREPARATION

Chop or tear into bite size pieces. Add leaves to salads, sandwiches, grain dishes, pasta, and soups.  Use as a pizza topping or add to pesto.