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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

8 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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
Gluten-free
34 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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
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36 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

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
22 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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
13 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

An impressive veggie supper that's a little lighter than some pasta bakes

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
23 ratings 3.6 out of 5 star rating

Comfort food with a kick, this creamy pasta has just five ingredients

20 mins
Easy
16 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Create a tangy fresh dish using your cupboard ingredients

30 mins
Easy
15 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Gordon Ramsay's step-by step guide to a making a faultless tart case - right from making your own pastry

2 hrs and 40 mins
More effort
4 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Capers, rocket and chorizo give this quick pizza a punchy flavour

25 mins
Easy
9 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

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
Gluten-free
2 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

For buffet food, try something different with prosciutto and rocket rolls

30 mins
Easy
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

A light, zesty salad, ideal for balancing a rich main course such as mac 'n' cheese or lasagne

7 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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
Vegan
Gluten-free
5 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

This crunchy salad tastes really fresh and light - try it with a simple roast

10 mins
Easy
8 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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
2 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

This delicious, easy-to-make mushroom salad looks really impressive at dinner parties

15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
5 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Turn a slice of bread into something sophisticated with this colourful toast topping

35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
4 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

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
6 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

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
Gluten-free
9 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

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
2 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Eggs are a great way to pack protein into a vegetarian diet, and these filled omelette wedges are super satisfying, too

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
13 ratings 3.4 out of 5 star rating

This seasonal soup is packed full of goodness, and every spoonful will bring you a taste of spring

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
3 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 10 mins
Easy
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This gutsy vegetarian dish lifts the humble pumpkin with a sweet dressing and creamy cheese

35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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