Some people find this leafy green's flavor overpowering (it's also known as rocket, which derives from the Latin "roc," meaning "harsh" or "rough"). Still, that doesn't stop it from showing up on dinner tables dressed with red onions, shavings of Parmesan and olive oil.
Why this dish isn't the same old: A mix of rice wine vinegar, honey mustard, coriander, honey, and vegetable oil is a far cry from your typical Italian vinaigrette.
The supporting cast: Sweet blueberries, feta cheese and sliced almonds.
Get the recipe: Arugula with Berries and Feta