Arugula is also known as rocket. It has a piquant flavor and adds a sharp, spicy edge to salads. Arugula is a popular salad green in the Mediterranean.
How to Store Arugula and How to Cook It?
It is also used in sandwiches, pasta sauces, and soups as well as on top of pizzas after they are baked in the oven. The American palates often find its flavor too assertive. Arugula is a rich source of iron as well as vitamins A and C. It is best to use arugula immediately upon purchase. These delicate leaves keep only a few days in the refrigerator when wrapped in a damp paper towel and sealed in a plastic bag.