Photo: John Autry; Styling: Mindi Shapiro Levine
Total Time
16 Mins
Yield
4 servings (serving size: about 2/3 cup)

This quick side dish combines applewood-smoked bacon, asparagus, mushrooms, and chives. And it's has less than 100 calories per serving!

How to Make It

Cook 2 slices applewood-smoked bacon in a large skillet over medium heat until crisp. Remove bacon from pan; crumble. Add 1 tablespoon butter to drippings in pan; swirl to coat. Add 6 ounces quartered fresh morel mushrooms; sauté 4 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in 1 pound (1-inch) asparagus pieces, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper; sauté 5 minutes or until asparagus is crisp-tender, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; sprinkle with bacon and 3 tablespoons chopped ramp greens or fresh chives.

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