Rucola has a rich, peppery taste and a crunchy bite. It tastes great in pasta salad with GreenTokri Sun Dried Tomatoes, on pizzas, or with cheese shavings and sauteed mushrooms (top with olive oil, salt, lemon and a bit of balsamic vinegar). Can be used fresh, frozen, steamed, or quickly boiled. Shelf life: 8 days if kept at max. 6 °C.
Arugula, Rocket are synonyms for this succulent kind of lettuce leaf which is used in salads and also on pasta, Pizza and in pesto. Hygienically grown in Hydroponic culture. Residue Free.
Raw rucola or arugula contains 92% water, 4% carbohydrates, 2.5% protein, and contains negligible fat. Although a 100-gram reference serving provides only 105 kilo joules (25 kilo calories) of food energy, arugula has a high nutritional value, especially when fresh, frozen, steamed, or quickly boiled. It is a rich source (20% or more of the Daily Value, DV) of folate and vitamin K. Arugula is also a good source (10-19% of DV) of vitamin A, vitamin C, and the dietary minerals calcium, magnesium, and manganese.