Beer Cheese Soup

Beer Cheese Soup

Photo by Michinthekitch


  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 1

    tablespoon margarine

  • ½

    cup chopped onion

  • ½

    teaspoon minced garlic

  • 1

    teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

  • 1

    (12 fluid ounce) can or bottle light beer

  • 1

    (14.5 ounce) can chicken broth

  • 3

    tablespoons cornstarch

  • 2

    cups half-and-half

  • 2

    cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese

Directions

1.Melt the butter or margarine in a 4 1/2 quart soup pot over medium heat. Add the onion, garlic and Worcestershire sauce and stir well. Add the beer and raise the heat to high and boil for 3 minutes to evaporate the alcohol. Add the chicken broth and bring the soup back to a boil. Lower the heat to medium-low and simmer. 2.Combine the cornstarch with 3 tablespoons water and stir until smooth. Set aside. 3.Add the half-and-half and shredded cheese to the soup. Stir constantly until the cheese melts. Then stir in the cornstarch mixture. Stir constantly until the soup is thick, about 2 minutes. Serve garnished with bacon bits.


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