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Cheddar Beer Soup Small Batch Recipe

October 6, 2017
Cheddar Beer Soup Small Batch Recipe - creamy, cheesy goodness!

 Cheddar Beer Soup is a creamy, comforting beer cheese soup. This small batch recipe is perfect and warming for a cool Fall or Winter lunch, dinner or soup course. It is easy and quick, ready in just 30 minutes. It also makes and impressive date night meal served inside these Easy Homemade Bread Bowls. (Plan ahead, the bowls need extra time.)

 

In a medium sauce pan fry the bacon until crisp over medium heat. Place the bacon on paper towel to cool then crumble into small pieces. Leave the bacon grease in the pan.

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Using the same pan melt the butter over medium heat.

 

Add the celery, onion, bell pepper and minced garlic. Stir often for about 5 minutes until the veggies are tender and the onion is translucent.

Cheddar Beer Soup Small Batch Recipe - fry the onion, bell pepper, celery, and garlic

 

Mix in the flour and stir until the vegetables are coated. Add the thyme, beer, chicken stock and heavy cream. Stir until fully combined.

Cheddar Beer Soup Small Batch Recipe - add flour, thyme, beer, chicken stock, and cream

 

Bring to a boil then continue to cook for another 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.

 

Remove the pot from the heat and stir in the cheddar cheese, salt and pepper. Stir until the cheese is melted.

 

Serve and garnish with parsley or dried chives, more shredded cheddar cheese and the crumbled bacon on the top.

 

Cheddar Beer Soup is a creamy, comforting beer cheese soup. This small batch recipe is perfect and warming for a cool fall or winter lunch, dinner or soup course. It is easy and quick, ready in just 30 minutes. It also makes and impressive date night meal served inside these Homemade Bread Bowls.

 

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Cheddar Beer Soup Small Batch Recipe - delicious creamy comfort food!
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Cheddar Beer Soup Small Batch Recipe
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 

Cheddar Beer Soup is a creamy, comforting beer cheese soup. This small batch recipe is perfect and warming for a cool fall or winter lunch, dinner or soup course. It is easy and quick, ready in just 30 minutes. It also makes and impressive date night meal.

Course: Appetizer, Date Night, Dinner, Lunch, Main Course, Soup
Cuisine: American
Servings (Adjustable): 2
Calories: 637 kcal
Author: Zona
Ingredients (Choose US or Metric)
  • 1 slice bacon
  • 1 Tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1/2 celery stalk chopped
  • 1/2 small onion chopped
  • 1/2 bell pepper optional, seeded and chopped
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 1/8 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 6 ounces beer
  • 3/4 cup chicken stock
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream or whole milk
  • 4 ounces shredded cheddar cheese plus extra for topping
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Parsley or dried chives for garnish if desired
Instructions
  1. In a medium sauce pan fry the bacon until crisp over medium heat. Place the bacon on paper towel to cool then crumble into small pieces. Leave the bacon grease in the pan.
  2. Using the same pan melt the butter over medium heat.
  3. Add the celery, onion, bell pepper and minced garlic. Stir often for about 5 minutes until the veggies are tender and the onion is translucent.
  4. Mix in the flour and stir until the vegetables are coated. Add the thyme, beer, chicken stock and heavy cream. Stir until fully combined.
  5. Bring to a boil then continue to cook for another 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  6. Remove the pot from the heat and stir in the cheddar cheese, salt and pepper. Stir until the cheese is melted.
  7. Serve and garnish with parsley or dried chives, more shredded cheddar cheese and the crumbled bacon on the top.
Nutrition Facts
Cheddar Beer Soup Small Batch Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 637 Calories from Fat 468
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 52g 80%
Saturated Fat 31g 155%
Cholesterol 166mg 55%
Sodium 590mg 25%
Potassium 363mg 10%
Total Carbohydrates 17g 6%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 4g
Protein 20g 40%
Vitamin A 51.9%
Vitamin C 48.5%
Calcium 45.4%
Iron 7.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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