Beer-Cheese Soup

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

Ingredients

2
tablespoons butter or margarine
1
small onion, chopped (1/4 cup)
1
medium stalk celery, thinly sliced (1/2 cup)
2
tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1/4
teaspoon ground mustard
1
can or bottle (12 oz) regular or nonalcoholic beer
1
cup milk
2
cups shredded Cheddar cheese (8 oz)
Popped popcorn, if desired

Directions

Directions

  • 1 In 2-quart saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Cook onion and celery in butter about 2 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender.
  • 2 Stir in flour, pepper and mustard. Stir in beer and milk. Heat to boiling over medium heat, stirring constantly. Boil and stir 1 minute; reduce heat to low.
  • 3 Gradually stir in cheese. Heat over low heat, stirring constantly, just until cheese is melted. Sprinkle each serving with popcorn.

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Tips

Expert Tips

Substitute 1 can (10.5 oz) condensed chicken broth for the beer. Serve topped with paprika if desired.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
350
Calories from Fat
230
% Daily Value
Total Fat
26g
40%
Saturated Fat
15g
77%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
80mg
27%
Sodium
440mg
18%
Total Carbohydrate
12g
4%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
6g
Protein
17g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
40%
40%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.