FRENCH SPRING SOUP
- Melt the butter in a large pot over medium heat. Stir in the leeks and onion, and cook until tender.
- 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.
- Stir spinach and heavy cream into the soup mixture, and continue cooking about 5 minutes before serving.