Arugula Carbonara

Crisp, flavorful arugula dances on the palate with creamy, nutty whole wheat pasta and sweet, tender crisp peppers.  Prep time:  15 minutesCook time:  15 minutesServes:  6+ INGREDIENTS1/2 pound ground sausage meat (optional)1 large sweet pepper, cut into 1/2″ chunks (about 1 cup)1 pound whole wheat pasta, your favorite shape2 eggs1/3 Continue Reading

Beet and Arugula Salad

The sweet richness of the beets pairs beautifully with the sharp bite of arugula in this fast, simple salad. Prep time (Not including cooking the beets!)  10 minutesServes:  4-6 INGREDIENTS3 cups cooked beets cut into 1/2″ chunks (about 2 large beets)1 cup chopped fresh arugula3 tablespoons slivered almonds3 tablespoons shredded Continue Reading

Arugula Lover’s Quiche

Try this with that bunch of fresh arugula!  This is a crustless quiche, although you could easily add a crust. Prep time:  10 minutesCook time:  25 minutesServes:  6-8 INGREDIENTS3 tablespoons olive oil1 onion, 1/4 inch dice5 eggs1 bunch arugula, chopped in to 1/4 inch pieces (about 2 cups)1 1/2 cups Continue Reading

Penne with Tomatoes, Arugula, & Sour Cream

Another entry in the “Mac and Cheese for Adults” category.  Fast, indulgent, and tasty.   Prep time:  5 minutesCook time:  15 minutesServes: 4-6, depending on how ravenous your guests are INGREDIENTS1 pound whole wheat penne3 tablespoons olive oil2 garlic scapes, minced, or 2 cloves garlic, crushed1 cup sliced grape tomatoes2 cups Continue Reading