Sauteed Arugula (Rocket)

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 10 mins

Arrugula, Garden Rocket, Gargeer, Rocket, Rocket Salad, Roka, Roquette, Rucola, Rugula, Salad Rocket and Tira what ever you want to call it is a bitter, aromatic green with a peppery mustard flavor. Topping with cheese will cut the bitterness.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large pan heat oil over medium high heat. Add mushrooms, onions, and garlic stirring all the while cooking about 4 minutes the pan will be dry till the mushrooms release some liquid.
  2. Deglaze the pan with vermouth.
  3. Add salt, pepper flakes, herbs, nutmeg and arugula. Cook till wilted about 2-3 minutes.
  4. Top with cheese.


Most Helpful

Tasty. I made ours alcohol & intoxicant free using apple cider in place of the alcohol and allspice in place of the nutmeg. I used unrefined extra virgin olive oil but did turn the heat down, vindalia onion in place of the red onion, sea salt, to taste, a little cayenne pepper powder in place of the chili pepper flakes, dried rosemary but would chose a different herb/herbs next time per preference, baby arugula, no cheese to be dairy free. DD (toddler) and I ate this as a snack enjoying the liquid left at the bottom as well, sopped up on rice cakes! (We are gluten free) Made for Veggie Swap 38 ~ September ~

UmmBinat September 25, 2011

This was a great recipe! I dislike arugula raw and a bag of it came in my local organic box. My hubby thought the dish was too salty so next time I will leave the salt out. I used the white wine and topped with mozzarella.

Wildblu3 April 28, 2011

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