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I made many changes to this recipe to make it pallatable. I used 3 leeks and did not add any onions. I browned the leeks and rice in 2 Tbsp of olive oil. I then cooked this mixture for 30 mins. I also added less water to the soup and added 1 vegetable bouillon cube for each two cups of water.
Asparagus was on sale at the local supermarket and I made this soup tonight. Family thought it was "the bomb" asking if there was cream in it! Only thing I left out was the lemon juice and I replaced the rice b y 2 medium potatoes.
A great recipe. The rice makes it thick and it has a creamy texture even though there is no milk or cream in it which I prefer. I didn't strain the soup but blended it with a stick blender until smooth and thick. This keeps all the fibre in it. I also used chicken stock instead of water for extra flavour. Husband even enjoyed it chilled as a summer soup with a sprinkle of parmesan cheese.
my husband loves this soup! i put 1 whole lemon's juice and added more rice for a thicker consistency. turned out perfect! also this is great because i am lactose intolerant and this soup tastes creamy and delicious.
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