March came in like a lion. For the second time this winter, we had double digit snowfall. Since we haven’t had that much snow in 17 years, it was pretty surprising to see it twice in one season.
Needless to say, we are ready for spring to show up!
But first, there’s March. Where we begin to crave green things and vegetables and sunshine.
This soup is definitely a winter soup, but it’s perfect for March. It’s full of veggies. It’s hot and hearty and perfect for refueling after an hour or two of shoveling snow.
I seasoned the soup with McCormick Bay Leaves and Thyme. The soup comes together quickly, but the flavor is full and round and tastes like you’ve spent all day.
Part of the reason it’s easy to put together is that I chose to leave the peels on the potatoes. That gives the soup a rustic quality and makes the prep work easier too.
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