Arugula is an annual leaf vegetable known for its peppery flavor, which makes it natural resistant to pests. That is good to know.
Cooking Techniques: Braise, Raw (salads), Sauté & Soups
Arugula is native to The English name for Arugula comes from the Latin name Eruca, which means cabbage, and is closely related to radish, kale and cauliflower.
History: Arugula has been around for ever, even mentioned in the Old Testament of The Bible, and was harvested as early as the 6th Century B.C. Five Hundred Years after it was mentioned in the Old Testament, there was a poem mentioning it as, “…Arugula, which recalls the lagging wish for sexual delights”. Hmmm!!!
The health benefits of Arugula include:
Detoxifying the body
Boosting Bone Health
Boosting the Immune System
*I am not a doctor, all of the health benefits listed are from internet sources.
Now go eat a salad!!! 🙂