Gerger leaves is a green leafy vegetable, mostly referred to as Salad leaf or rocket leaves. It is a species of Eruca which is native to the Mediterranean region.
This vegetable comes in the most refreshing shade of green and grows anywhere from 20-100 centimeters.
Along with the leaves, the flower and seeds of Rocket are also edible. It is popularly used in raw form as a salad and makes an excellent accompaniment with meats and Pasta.
Gerger leaves has strong peppery flavor and goes beautifully as a topping of your pizzas. It is definitely one awesome way to add health to otherwise unhealthy cheesy pizza.
Rocket leaves also find a place in making sauces, soups, pesto and condiment. The oil from the seed is used in cooking, particularly pickling. The leftovers of the seeds are also used as cattle feed.