8 c. water
1 tsp. salt
1 lb. potatoes, cut into chunks
1 leek, cut into chunks
1/3 c. rice
Bring water and salt to a boil in a large pot.
Add potatoes and leek, cook for 20 mins on medium heat until potatoes are tender.
Reserving the cooking water, drain leek and potatoes,.
In a blender or a food processor, (in small batches) blend potatoes, leek and a small amount of the reserved cooking water, until smooth, return to pot.
Add rice and 2 c. of water to pot, cover and cook on low heat for 20 mins or until rice is done.
Serve with a pat of butter and nice crusty french bread.