6 cherry tomatoes, cut in half. chives, scissored. parsley, finely chopped. Parmesan shavings to garnish (use a potato peeler) METHOD. In a small bowl combine all the dressing ingredients. Arrange the avocado, olives, and tomatoes on top of the rocket leaves. Pour the dressing over the salad. rocket typically grows in woodland edges, meadows, along roadsides, and in open areas. Edible Parts Young leaves can be tossed into salads and other dishes. They do have a bitter flavour although it adds an extra tang to salads. For culinary purposes, the leaves should be picked before the plant flowers..