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Rocket recipes

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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

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  • Rocket pesto

    Rocket pesto

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.10 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

  • Egg & rocket pizzas

    Egg & rocket pizzas

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.38 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

  • Prawn, fennel & rocket risotto

    Prawn, fennel & rocket risotto

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.42 ratings

    This prawn and fennel risotto gets a little extra kick from lemon zest and and rocket - perfect for a dinner party

  • Mushroom, ricotta & rocket tart

    Mushroom, ricotta & rocket tart

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.24 ratings

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

  • Ricotta & rocket pasta pockets

    Ricotta & rocket pasta pockets

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.13 ratings

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

  • Rocket, mushroom & bacon quiche

    Rocket, mushroom & bacon quiche

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.15 ratings

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

  • A plate serving balsamic beef with beetroot & rocket

    Balsamic beef with beetroot & rocket

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.10 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

  • Prosciutto & rocket rolls

    Prosciutto & rocket rolls

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.2 ratings

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

  • Rocket with a charred lemon dressing

    Rocket with a charred lemon dressing

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

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

  • Slow-roasted tomatoes & rocket

    Slow-roasted tomatoes & rocket

    A star rating of 5 out of 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

  • Tangy fennel & rocket salad

    Tangy fennel & rocket salad

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.5 ratings

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

  • Orange, fennel & rocket salad

    Orange, fennel & rocket salad

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.10 ratings

    This fresh, fruity salad combines peppery rocket leaves, tangy citrus and a punchy mustard dressing for a full-flavoured side dish

  • Cep, rocket & Parmesan salad

    Cep, rocket & Parmesan salad

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.4 ratings

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

  • Roasted tomato, mozzarella & rocket

    Roasted tomato, mozzarella & rocket

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.5 ratings

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

  • Runner beans with rocket & Parmesan

    Runner beans with rocket & Parmesan

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.4 ratings

    This light green salad with walnuts and Italian cheese makes a versatile side dish or starter. Add prosciutto for extra wow factor.

  • Roasted carrot, rocket & lentil salad

    Roasted carrot, rocket & lentil salad

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.10 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!

  • Tuna pasta with rocket & parsley pesto

    Tuna pasta with rocket & parsley pesto

    A star rating of 3.5 out of 5.10 ratings

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

  • Pea, broad bean & rocket risotto with chicken

    Pea, broad bean & rocket risotto with chicken

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.3 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

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