Arugula Salad

Salatit Jarjir

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Appears in

The Gaza Kitchen: A Palestinian Culinary Journey

The Gaza Kitchen

By Laila El-Haddad and Maggie Schmitt

Published 2021

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Peppery arugula (also called rocket) is one of the most common greens in Palestine and is particularly popular in Gaza and neighboring Egypt. The leaves are often served whole with white cheese and other mezze for supper, or chopped into a simple salad, like this one.


  • 1 small onion, thinly julienned
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 bunch arugula (approximately


Rub the julienned onion with the salt and pepper. Toss with the chopped arugula and tomatoes. Season with extra virgin olive oil and lemon juice.