Rocket pesto in a jar with a spoon

Rocket recipes

25 Recipes

Use peppery rocket leaves in punchy salads, on top of a sensational seasonal pizza, or blitzed into a vibrant pesto sauce. Try these creative recipe ideas

Rocket pesto

4.333335

(3 ratings)

For a change from the traditional basil variety, this quick and easy peppery pesto is delicious dolloped on pasta or drizzled over summer salads
  • 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Egg & rocket pizzas

4.75

(28 ratings)

Use seeded tortillas as pizza bases for a quick and healthy lunch - crack an egg in the centre and bake to boost protein intake
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Prawn, fennel & rocket risotto

4.24

(25 ratings)

This prawn and fennel risotto gets a little extra kick from lemon zest and and rocket - perfect for a dinner party
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Mushroom, ricotta & rocket tart

4.421055

(19 ratings)

This puff pastry slice requires minimum fuss. Use Italian cheese as a simple base and top with garlic mushrooms and salad leaves
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Rocket, mushroom & bacon quiche

4.7

(10 ratings)

Gordon Ramsay's step-by step guide to a making a faultless tart case - right from making your own pastry
  • 2 hours and 40 mins
  • More effort

Balsamic beef with beetroot & rocket

4

(9 ratings)

Combine the rich flavours of balsamic and beetroot in a healthy beef dish that feels indulgent yet is low fat, low calorie and contains three of your five-a-day
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Slow-roasted tomatoes & rocket

5

(2 ratings)

Slow-roasted tomatoes taste amazing in salads and this is no exception. A great side dish or base for a simple main
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Orange, fennel & rocket salad

5

(3 ratings)

This fresh, fruity salad combines peppery rocket leaves, tangy citrus and a punchy mustard dressing for a full-flavoured side dish
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Runner beans with rocket & Parmesan

4

(4 ratings)

This light green salad with walnuts and Italian cheese makes a versatile side dish or starter. Add prosciutto for extra wow factor.
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Roasted carrot, rocket & lentil salad

4.8

(5 ratings)

A vibrant and substantial salad for two that's rich in calcium, fibre and 4 of your 5-a-day. With toasted cumin, honey and mustard it's rich in flavour too!...
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Tuna pasta with rocket & parsley pesto

3.5

(8 ratings)

Whizz up a quick homemade pesto with parsley and lemon juice, then serve spooned through hot pasta with fish, tomatoes and green beans
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Pea, broad bean & rocket risotto with chicken

4.333335

(3 ratings)

This fresh, spring risotto has great depth as it’s made from a stock of the pea pods, asparagus ends, and parsley stalks. There's less waste, more flavour...
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy
Want to receive regular food and recipe web notifications from us?