Asparagus & Bacon Wild RiceINGREDIENTS:
2 cups wild rice, cooked
6 slices bacon
1 bunch asparagus ends trimmed, blanched, and cut 1 inch diagonal
¼ cup olive oil
Salt and pepper to season
Cut bacon into one inch pieces, sauté on medium heat until crisp and brown, then set aside on paper to remove grease. Blanch asparagus in boiling water for one minute. Cut into one inch lengths on the diagonal. In a large bowl, mix together wild rice, asparagus, olive oil, half of the bacon, and toss. Top with remaining bacon, season with salt and pepper and serve.