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Rocket Salad with Eggs


20 min

Simple Rocket Salad with Eggs

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20 min


4 persons




4.50 rating-star (2)

Author: Antonina Blum

Very simple and healthy salad with rocket and eggs. If you do not have much time for cooking lunch, then this recipe deffinately will suit you.


  • rocket salad: 50 g
  • egg: 3 piece
  • sour cream: 2 Tbsp
  • lemon juice: 2 tsp
  • pine nuts: 1 Tbsp
  • salt: 1 pinch

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Stages of cooking

  1. Boil eggs (cook for 10 minutes after boiling).

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  2. Peel the eggs, cut into small pieces.

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  3. Make a dressing - mix sour cream, lemon juice, salt.

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  4. Put the rocket salad leaves on the plates, on top of the egg pieces.

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  5. Pour dressing on top, sprinkle with pine nuts.

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History of the Simple Rocket Salad with Eggs:

Rocket salad, also known as arugula, has been used in Mediterranean cuisine for centuries. It grows wild in various parts of the world and has been cultivated for its taste and health benefits. Eggs have also been a staple in many cultures for centuries, providing a good source of protein and versatility in cooking. Combining these two ingredients creates a simple and flavorful salad that can be enjoyed as a light lunch or a side dish during any time of the day.

Tips and Tricks for Simple Rocket Salad with Eggs Recipe:

  1. Use fresh rocket salad leaves for the best taste and texture.
  2. Cook the eggs for 10 minutes after boiling to get a perfect hard-boiled egg.
  3. Make the dressing ahead of time and store it in the fridge for a quick and easy lunch.
  4. Adjust seasoning to taste, adding more salt or lemon juice if needed.
  5. Toasted pine nuts- if you cannot find pine nuts, you can substitute with other toasted nuts like almonds or walnuts.

Tips for presenting the dish:

  1. Use a larger plate to allow the rocket leaves to spread out and showcase the eggs nicely.
  2. Arrange the egg slices over the rocket leaves in a circle or in rows for a visually appealing presentation.
  3. Drizzle the dressing over the salad just before serving.
  4. Sprinkle the toasted pine nuts over the salad to add a bit of crunch and decoration.
  5. Serve with fresh bread, crackers to make the salad meal more filling.

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