Arugula

Chopped Israeli Salad

Greenhouse Classroom Ingredients:

  • Cucumbers
  • Tomatoes
  • Peppers
  • Parsley or Cilantro
  • Arugula (optional)

Additional Ingredients: 

  • Lemon juice
  • Olive oil
  • Salt & Pepper
  • Chickpeas (optional)
  • Onions (optional)

Instructions: 

  1. Chop cucumbers, tomatoes, peppers and onions
  2. Mix with chickpeas and arugula, (these are optional ingredients)
  3. Add olive oil (~2 tablespoons)
  4. Add lemon juice from ½ lemon
  5. Add salt and pepper to taste
  6. Mix and serve

Nutrition facts:

  • Arugula is a green leafy vegetable, whose flowers, seed pods and seeds are edible. Arugula is also known by the name “rocket” in England, Australia and elsewhere around the world.
  • It’s high in vitamins C, K, and A, as well as other nutrients!
CropVitamin KVitamin A (beta-carotene)Vitamin B9 (Folate)Vitamin CMagnesiumCalciumPhosphorousIronPotassium
Arugula

Location of origin:

  • Mediterranean