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Leek, Potato & Spinach Stew

May/June 2010

Your rating: None Average: 4.3 (69 votes)

For this light, brothy stew, use the vegetables of late spring and early summer from your CSA share: leeks, potatoes, garlic and spinach. Vary what’s in the stew according to the weekly bounty. Serve with: Crusty whole-wheat baguette spread with goat cheese.



READER'S COMMENT:
"Absolute comfort perfection. "
Leek, Potato & Spinach Stew Recipe

14 Reviews for Leek, Potato & Spinach Stew

05/29/2014
Anonymous
Fire Hazard

I followed the directions precisely, only using chicken sausage, as I could not find hot Italian turkey sausage. After stirring in the garlic and salt until fragrant, I added the wine (Gallo Extra Dry Vermouth), covered the pot, and turned the heat up to high. When I heard what sounded like boiling, I removed the lid. A tower of flames immediately shot up high enough to singe my hair. Fortunately, the fire quickly subsided, and no serious harm was done.

The soup was pretty good, if a little too picante. It just needed salt.

Quick and easy
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10/20/2013
Easy to make

Easy to make, good flavor but I found the spice from the hot Italian turkey sausage too over powering. I would make next time with a few modifications: sweet turkey Italian sausage, more broth (about 8-12 oz) and a second can of beans.

Flavor, veggie based
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05/01/2013

This is light and satisfying at the same time. Next time I will double the sausage as my husband complained that it was too light on the meat (didn't bother me though).

Soul-warming comfort food
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03/01/2012
Light AND hearty

I will definitely keep this in my winter meal rotation. Great when you want something more substantial than a soup, but still thoroughly warming. I like the suggestion to add red pepper flakes if the sausage isn't spicy. Will try that next time.

Rich tasting, easy to prepare, healthy
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02/27/2011
Tasty and Satisfying

This recipe was easy to make, and relatively quick. The prep time took a bit, but it wasn't a pain. The aroma from all the ingredients permeates throughout the kitchen as you're cooking it, which is an awesome thing. It's a great meal for those cold days when you need a good warm up. My wife loved it, and asked if I would make it again, she's hooked and so am I.

Easy to make, quick, hearty
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