Green leafy plant. The leaves have a peppery taste and add interest to sandwiches and fresh salads. Likes rich well composted, friable soil and needs plenty of water.

Culinary use:

Use the pleasant, peppery, nutty flavor of Rocket leaves with:

• Salads, Sandwiches, Sauces, Soups, Stir fries, Tomatoes.

• Chicken.

• Lightly steamed as a vegetable or with other vegetables.

• Add leaves to the end of the cooking process to retain flavor.

Health benefits:

Rocket may be beneficial in the following cases:


• Include in the diet as a green vegetable for vitamin and mineral supply.

Respiratory System

• Once used in cough syrup.