½ teaspoon salt
1 cup wild rice (real wild rice; don’t use a mixture of wild/white)
1 – 6 ounce jar marinated artichoke hearts, drained & halved
1 – 6 ounce can peas, drained (I used early June peas)
1/3 cup chopped green bell pepper
1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
Bring 2 cups water to boil and add salt and rice. Stir well, reduce heat to low, cover and simmer 50 minutes.
Combine the cooked rice, artichoke hearts, peas, green pepper, tomatoes and ½ of the dressing. Toss well, cover and chill. Just before serving, toss again. Add more of the dressing if it seems dry. You may wish to sprinkle with toasted slivered almonds before serving.
Combine the following ingredients and shake well. Refrigerate.
1 1/3 cup canola oil
½ cup white vinegar
¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese
1 tablespoon sugar
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon celery seed
½ teaspoon ground white pepper
½ teaspoon dry mustard
¼ teaspoon paprika