from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A Mediterranean plant (Eruca vesicaria subsp. sativa) having flowers with purple-veined, yellowish-white petals and pungent, edible leaves. Also called rocket2, rocket salad, roquette.
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- n. A yellowish-flowered Mediterranean herb of the mustard family; which has flavoured leaves, often eaten in salads. Has a distinct, peppery flavor.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. an erect European annual (Eruca vesicaria sativa) of the mustard family, often grown as a salad crop to be harvested when young and tender.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. erect European annual often grown as a salad crop to be harvested when young and tender
The arugula is going to flower, but -- for the nonce -- still tasty if you like sharp greens, which I do.
Indian-Americans -- who started off with arugula from the White House garden and finished up with pumpkin pie tart.
I had read somewhere that a simple way to enjoy arugula is to dress it first with lemon juice, then drizzle with olive oil.
Hey, another word for arugula -- in fact, the Italian word -- is rucola.
There, I’ve heard a decently argued case made for one or the other by my 12 year old niece, but why arugula is stupid and science is dumb?
Passing over my usual salad greens—the relatively low-nutrient romaine—I scoop up some arugula, which is high in vitamin K and is one of the few foods aside from fish that is rich in omega-3 fatty acids.
It has arugula, which is non-traditional, but hey – so is the chicken, so what the hell.
I think the arugula is a particularly inspired touch.
I recently tried 2 new ways to use my arugula, which is found in abundance here in Heidelberg. arugula salad and arugula basil pesto
What I had in the fridge was a big bag of rocket arugula, which is probably my favourite salad herb of all time.
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