Rocket Leaves Lettuce

Rocket leaf is a wild lettuce with long, straight soft green leaves and a dark red stem. The leaves of rocket lettuce are commonly eaten raw. These are used to make salads, whereas its seeds are used as a condiment and produce flavoursome oil.

Texture
Leafy with a serrated foilage
Flavour
pleasant mustard taste with a peppery bite
Selection
Select the fresh looking, crisp and brightly-colored rocket leaves Avoid the ones that are wilted and have dry brown area. Do not pick the ones that are spotted and slimy.
Storage
Store rocket leaves unwashed in a perforated plastic bag in the crisper drawer of the refrigerator.They should last for 2-3 days.

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