A powerhouse food with great detoxifying benefits, Wild Arugula has a more intense pepper flavor than other types of arugula. It's strong pepper taste makes it a great addition to other dishes including pasta dishes, soups, stews, and sauces. If you want to enjoy it as a salad, it's best when paired with other leafy greens and drizzled with a vinaigrette or when wilted and used in pasta or side dishes. It also makes a great garnish for dishes.
Ways to Enjoy Wild Arugula
Arugula can be used in so many ways including fresh, steamed, sauteed, wilted, or even blended. Here are just a few ways you can incorporate it into your cooking.
Wild Arugula Recipes
Spicy Arugula & Chicken Soup Recipe from: UpRoot Kitchen
Use the Wild Arugula this week with your onions, tomatoes to make this spicy chicken soup. Add cooked chicken or chicken sausage, top with your leftover pea sprouts and you have a delicious spring soup!
Wild Arugula Pesto Recipe from: Grow Forage Cook Ferment
For a spicy addition to your Pasta Peddlers pasta, use the wild arugula to create a pesto.
Mediterranean Spinach and Arugula Salad Recipe from: YepRecipes
Looking for a spring salad? Pair a handful of arugula with fresh spinach, add some bell peppers, red onion and cucumbers, and top with some local goat or feta cheese (found in the web store).