Rocket, also known as Arugula belongs to the mustard family and has a distinctive peppery flavor. The young fresh leaves are pungent but pleasant.
Rocket leaves are the green salad leaves that are nutrient rich. This is because they contain the light-catching, energy-converting machinery of plants. Salad greens contain Vitamin A, Vitamin C, beta-carotene, folate, fiber, and phytonutrients. They also contain calcium and vitamin K making them a great bone health food. They are also a bitter herb making them an excellent food for liver health.
How to incorporate more arugula into your diet
Arugula is an important part of your diet, so it is important to try and incorporate it into your meals. Sometimes, however this can be tricky. Here are some tips:
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We recommend Woolworths or Harris Farm to purchase your fresh rocket.