How to cook Rocket
Give rocket a rinse, dry thoroughly and then you’re good to go! Use as a salad leaf with lemony dressing, or stir into pastas and risottos to wilt for a peppery kick. Rocket is also delicious used instead of basil in fresh pesto.
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WHAT IS ROCKET?
Rocket is such a fantastic salad leaf, bursting with peppery flavour and so easy to mix into warm and cold salads.
WHEN IS ROCKET IN SEASON?
Rocket is available all year round.
HOW TO STORE ROCKET
Store rocket in the fridge for maximum freshness.
What are the health benefits?
A cereal-sized bowl of rocket leaves counts as one of your 5-a-day (one portion of veg or fruit is 80g raw weight), plus rocket is high in folate, and is a source of calcium and vitamin C.