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Arugula Recipes So Good You'll Forget Other Lettuces Exist

Iceberg who?

Have you guys started to feel the effects of root vegetable fatigue yet? At the beginning of fall and winter, we're always thrilled to pieces with celery root, sweet potatoes, beets and carrots -- but come February we're dying for a little green in our lives.

Kale and other leafy greens like it have gotten plenty of attention lately, and today we'd like to turn our attention to something just slightly more delicate, but no less full of flavor and versatility: arugula. Arugula recipes usually end up being in salad form, but this bright, sometimes spicy green is also amazing wilted, sautéed, stuffed into things before they cook and it also makes a wicked pesto. Arugula is acting as our light at the end of the tunnel, reminding us that someday soon spring will be here, and someday long after that, we'll be excited to see celery root again. We're pretty sure that's the circle of life.

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Arugula, Avocado And Radish Salad With Poached Egg
fiveandspice/Food52
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Smoked Bacon BLT With Arugula
Simply Recipes
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3
Roasted Autumn Panzanella Salad
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4
Stuffed Flank Steak
A Spicy Perspective
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Beet Carpaccio With Arugula, Radishes And Grapefruit
Judy at Two Broads Abroad/Food52
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Arugula Pesto
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BLT Bucatini
Bell'Alimento
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Shaved Asparagus And Arugula Salad
How Sweet It Is
9
Peach And Arugula Grilled Cheese
Macheesmo
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Potato Salad With Arugula And Dijon Vinaigrette
Sarah Shatz/Food52
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Arugula And Crispy Shrimp Pizza
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Baked Chicken Milanese With Arugula Salad
Skinny Taste
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Chicken With Goat Cheese And Arugula
Simply Recipes
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Arugula Salad With Penne
Skinny Taste
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Arugula Pesto, Ricotta And Smoked Mozzarella Pizza
Amy Neunsinger
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Grilled Green Bean Salad With Lentil Vinaigrette
Anna Williams/Food & Wine
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Farro & Fresh Mozzarella Salad With Arugula Walnut Pesto
thirschfeld/Food52
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Arugula Salad With Parchment-Roasted Tomatoes And Garlic
New Media Publishing
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Ravioli With Arugula, Pine Nuts & Raisins
Esperanza Rossi/Food52
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Arugula Salad With Balsamic And Toasted Hazelnuts
Ray Kachatorian

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