By Dr. Janet Brill
The peppery bite of arugula blends well with the soft flavor of the figs.
Arugula, also known as “rocket salad” or “rocket seed” comes mainly from the Mediterranean region. It is known t improve overall body health as it is considered one of the most healthy and useful natural foods. Arugula is loaded with vitamins A, P, C iron, potassium and dietary fiber and has very low calorie count.
Arugula is also known for improving the quality of blood and enhancing the function of the liver. It is considered an energy giving food.
In a bowl toss arugula with the Parsley Chive Dressing. Arrange arugula on a platter or in a shallow bowl. Sprinkle with figs and walnuts. Serve with more dressing on the side if desired.
NUTRITION IN A BOX
Per 1 1/4 cup salad with 2 teaspoons dressing:
Recipe from Prevent a Second Heart Attack