Leek, Potato, and Spinach Soup
From: Mostly Harmless
1/4 cup butter or margerine
4 cups water, divided
1 cup leeks, sliced
1 1/2 lbs. (4 - 5 medium) potatoes, sliced
6 cups fresh spinach, coarsely chopped
In 3-quart saucepan, melt butter in 1 cup water.
Add leeks and simmer, covered, over low heat for 5 minutes.
Add potatoes and remaining 3 cups water and simmer until potatoes are tender, about 25 minutes.
Just before serving, stir in spinach and simmer gently for 5 minutes
Add salt and pepper.
Serve hot and garnish with sour cream, if desired.