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Old 07-12-2008, 08:48 PM   #1
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Arugula...

....looked so good! at Farmer's Market this morning.... I also picked up cherry tomatoes (don't need any help figuring out what to do with those!) I have a recipe in my head for a salad with arugula, chicken, tomatoes, balsamic & shaved parmesan, but am hoping for a different suggestion? Happy Saturday, All...

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Old 07-12-2008, 09:07 PM   #2
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We had two plants growing earlier this year. I'm not a big fan of agugula. Once, twice a year at most. You can use it on sandwiches too. Steak sandwich with arugula and maybe horseradish mayo?
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Old 07-13-2008, 06:33 AM   #3
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In the spring, we grew probably 6 different kinds of lettuce, including arugula, and made a salad mix with it. You could also make a pesto with it and put the pesto on pasta: Arugula Pesto Recipe | Simply Recipes HTH.
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In the spring, we grew probably 6 different kinds of lettuce, including arugula, and made a salad mix with it. You could also make a pesto with it and put the pesto on pasta: Arugula Pesto Recipe | Simply Recipes HTH.
I love arugula and use it often. Never thought about making pesto but I think I'm going to give it a try. I love basil pesto and my favorite is cilantro pesto with jalapenos. Awesome! I use arugula in salads and in making panini. A few leaves on a hot sandwich turn that sandwich into something special. I guess you can use arugula the same way you would use basil leaves.
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Old 07-13-2008, 10:23 AM   #5
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I love arugula in mixed greens...it has a spicy bite that livens up the taste of the salad.
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I love arugula (and other bitter salad greens) and prefer to always include one in any green salad mix.... adds "excitement" imho.

used to get big bunches for $.50 from a farmer when I lived in Boston, and then, I used it instead of lettuce in my summer sandwiches.
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too bitter for me.

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I love arugula (and other bitter salad greens) and prefer to always include one in any green salad mix.... adds "excitement" imho.
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Arugula, mizuna, watercress, curly cress, tatsoi, etc. I like them all and won't make a salad without it.
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Old 07-14-2008, 12:22 AM   #9
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arrugula, cannelini beans, blanched shrimp, diced celery, diced red onion, lemon, garlic, parsley, red wine vinegar, evoo.
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Old 07-14-2008, 01:09 AM   #10
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Y'all are too good to me! Great ideas.... alas, I gave my arugula to my neighbor - have had an upset tum for two days now. *sigh* Maybe tomorrow - now it's just probiotics for me...
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