French Spring Soup

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Ingredients

  • ¼ cup butter
  • 1 pound leeks, chopped
  • 1 onion, chopped 
  • 2 quarts water
  • 3 large potatoes, chopped
  • 2 large carrots, chopped
  • 1 bunch fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1 inch pieces
  • ⅓ cup uncooked long-grain white rice
  • 4 teaspoons salt
  • ½ pound fresh spinach
  • 1 cup heavy cream

Directions

Step 1

Melt the butter in a large pot over medium heat. Stir in the leeks and onion, and cook until tender.

Step 2

Pour water into the pot. Mix in potatoes, carrots, asparagus, and rice. Season with salt. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer 30 minutes, until vegetables and rice are tender.

Step 3

Stir spinach and heavy cream into the soup mixture, and continue cooking about 5 minutes before serving.

 

Recipe and image sourced from: https://www.allrecipes.com/recipe/50030/french-spring-soup/

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