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Beer Cheese Soup

Course Entree
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 3 -4
Author 918 Plate

Ingredients

  • 2 T. olive oil
  • 1/2 C. chopped carrots
  • 3/4 C. chopped celery
  • 1/2 onion
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 1/8 C. flour
  • 1 C. chicken broth
  • 6 oz. wheat beer local
  • 3 1/2 C. grated cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 C. milk
  • 1/8 t. turmeric
  • 1/4 t. paprika
  • 1/4 t. cayenne
  • 1/2 t. sea salt

Instructions

  1. Dice vegetables.
  2. Saute garlic, onions, carrots and celery in olive oil over medium heat.
  3. Sprinkle flour over vegetables.
  4. Add in chicken broth and beer, and bring to a low boil for 5 minutes.
  5. Turn heat down to medium low and add in milk.
  6. Using an immersion blender, blend soup until smooth (may appear gritty)
  7. Stir in cheese, until melted.
  8. Using an immersion blender again, blend soup until smooth.
  9. Season with turmeric, paprika, cayenne and salt to taste.
  10. Serve topped with bacon and chives with some crusty bread.
  11. #enJOY!