Beer Cheese Soup

Beer Cheese Soup

Looking for a hearty, flavorful soup to warm up the colder months? This version of a classic favorite boasts a more complex flavor profile featuring two Wisconsin cheeses, yet still maintains the comfort of the familiar. It’s our top 2017 Wisconsin Cheese recipe and a perennial favorite.

servings
6

Ingredients












Cooking Instructions

1

Hollow pretzel rolls, if desired, with a sharp knife removing bread to form bowls. Set aside.


2

Fry bacon in a large skillet until crisp; drain on paper towels. When cool enough to handle, dice bacon. Set aside.


3

Stir flour and cold water in a bowl until smooth. Combine milk, beer, Worcestershire sauce, cheddar, colby and garlic in a large saucepan over medium heat, whisking constantly until cheeses are melted. Whisk in flour mixture. Cook over medium heat, whisking constantly, for 8-10 minutes or until soup is thickened.


4

Spoon soup into reserved pretzel rolls or serving bowls. Garnish with chives and reserved bacon.


Recipe Tip:
Any brand of Wisconsin cheddar or colby cheese can be used.
cheese iconCheesemonger Tip:
Both Wisconsin cheesemakers featured in this recipe are multigenerational family businesses. Bletsoe’s Cheese is a three-generation family business, while the Scray family has been producing cheddar, edam, fontina, and gouda cheese since 1924.

Ingredients












Cooking Instructions

1

Hollow pretzel rolls, if desired, with a sharp knife removing bread to form bowls. Set aside.


2

Fry bacon in a large skillet until crisp; drain on paper towels. When cool enough to handle, dice bacon. Set aside.


3

Stir flour and cold water in a bowl until smooth. Combine milk, beer, Worcestershire sauce, cheddar, colby and garlic in a large saucepan over medium heat, whisking constantly until cheeses are melted. Whisk in flour mixture. Cook over medium heat, whisking constantly, for 8-10 minutes or until soup is thickened.


4

Spoon soup into reserved pretzel rolls or serving bowls. Garnish with chives and reserved bacon.


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