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Red Rocket Salad


In a world where a trash can is a rubbish bin is dust basket and Americans refusal to learn metric system, reading foreign recipes is always a challenge. Rocket Coleslaw was a perfect example for both name and measurement challenges.  Fortunately, I am not deterred by foreign recipes.  Besides, if I get confused, there is always Google to back me up.

Modifications Made:
Pickles were omitted.  As this is a slaw, a teaspoon or so of white vinegar was added to the sauce to offset the sweetness of the mayo.

Scaled for Likability: Great
I am in love.  Not so much with this slaw but with baby rocket itself.  It is tender and peppery, just bitter enough to be a green and not spinach, is wonderful to nibble on straight from the produce box, and is a fabulous addition to slaw.  Next time, I would make a mayo-vinegar red cabbage-less slaw and pile it atop of heaping mound of baby rocket instead of mixing it together.

Potato, potato, arugula, baby rocket.  This table will never refer to arugula as anything other than rocket.

Edit October 12, 2020:
Here is a fabulous link for more info on baby rocket.

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