Broccoli and Beer Cheese Soup

Broccoli and Beer Cheese Soup

Enjoy this flavorful cheese and beer soup made using Green Giant® Frozen Broccoli Cuts – perfect for a hearty dinner.

Prep Time

40

Minutes

Total Time

40

Minutes

Makes

4

(1

2
pkg (9 oz each) Green Giant® frozen broccoli cuts
3
cups milk
1/4
cup all-purpose flour
1/2
teaspoon garlic salt
1/4
teaspoon dry mustard
1/8
teaspoon pepper
2
cups cubed American cheese (8 oz)
1/2
cup beer
Popcorn, if desired
  1. Cook broccoli as directed on package, using 2-quart saucepan.
  2. In small bowl, combine 1/2 cup of the milk and flour; stir with wire whisk until well blended. Stir into broccoli in saucepan. Add remaining 2 1/2 cups milk, garlic salt, dry mustard and pepper; mix well. Cook and stir over medium heat until bubbly and thickened.
  3. Add cheese; cook 2 to 3 minutes or until melted and smooth, stirring occasionally. Add beer; cook until thoroughly heated, stirring constantly. Garnish with popcorn.
Makes 4 (1 1/2-cup) servings
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Ingredient Info
The beer adds flavor and a malty richness to this recipe, but it isn't enough to make the soup taste like beer. For more beer flavor, add 2 to 4 more tablespoons.
Make it Special
Popcorn is the traditional garnish for beer cheese soup. For a pretty presentation, purchase colorful flavored popcorn to sprinkle over each serving of this soup.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 1/2 Cups)
  • Calories 390
    • (Calories from Fat 200),
  • Total Fat 22g
    • (Saturated Fat 13g,),
  • Cholesterol 65mg;
  • Sodium 1170mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 24g
    • (Dietary Fiber 4g,
    • Sugars 11g),
  • Protein 23g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 1/2 Starch;
    • 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 2 1/2 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.