Arugula microgreens develop a crisp, green, and has an initial nutty flavor with a hint of sweetness that fades into a peppery, earthy, and pungent bite.Considered as one of the most useful and healthiest natural superfood, this plant adds a health supplement to a variety of menus. Arugula is also known as rocket. The Arugula microgreen is flavorful with a peppery taste. The leaf is similar to the oak leaf. It is a great source of folic acid, iron, copper and a variety of minerals and vitamins A, C and K.
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Arugula microgreens develop a crisp, green, and has an initial nutty flavor with a hint of sweetness that fades into a peppery, earthy, and pungent bite. Considered as one of the most useful and healthiest natural superfoods, this plant adds a health supplement to a variety of menus. Arugula is also known as a rocket. Arugula microgreens are very flavorful with a peppery taste. The leaf is similar to the oak leaf. It is a great source of folic acid, iron, copper, and a variety of minerals and vitamins A, C, and K.
HEALTH BENEFITS OF ARUGULA:
- Boost for bone and brain health
- Detoxifying food
- Reduce the risk of cancer
- Boosts healthy bones
- Improves eyesight
- Good for healthy skin
- Improves mineral absorption
- Help keep the body hydrated
- Activates the immune system
- Beneficial for weight management
- Natural aphrodisiac
- Lowers blood pressure
- Protects the aging brain and cognitive decline
- Reduces the amount of oxygen needed during exercise & enhances athletic performance
In addition to selling living microgreens to those of you in Lakeland, Florida, we are a seed dealer and we do have seed available for you, if you live in the US. We even provide grow kits, which we can easily ship so you can learn to grow this wonderful microgreen or you can send it to a family member as a gift.
- Arugula: Slow Bolt Eruca sativa
- For Microgreens & baby salad greens, gardening & more
- Resealable Bag - High germination rates
- Days to Full Maturity: 43 -- Annual -- USDA Hardiness Zone: 5-9
- Our seed packets are intended for microgreen plantings and one packet in the appropriate seed density for one 5"x5" container (approximately)
People commonly add fresh arugula to salads, but it also works well incorporated into pasta, casseroles, and sauces, just like other leafy greens. If you want to you can grow it as a Herb
It tends to sauté faster than its tougher cousins kale and collard greens. Because of its tenderness, and it lends more flavor to a dish than spinach or Swiss chard.
Due to its peppery flavor, people often mix arugula with other milder greens, such as watercress and romaine. In Italy, it is common to top pizza with arugula after baking.
Arugula is easy to grow and perfect for a windowsill garden. When store-bought or picked fresh, people should store arugula in the refrigerator and use it within a few days of purchase.
Here are some tips for incorporating more arugula into the daily routine:
- Add a handful of fresh arugula to an omelet or scramble.
- Throw a handful of arugula and blend it into a fresh juice or smoothie.
- Sauté arugula in a small amount of extra virgin olive oil and season with freshly ground black pepper and freshly grated Parmesan cheese. Eat as a side dish or top a baked potato.
- Add arugula leaves to a wrap, sandwich, or flatbread. Check out this recipe Chicken Bacon and Arugula Sandwich