1Heat broth, beer and lentils to boiling in 2-quart saucepan; reduce heat. Cover and simmer 20 to 25 minutes, stirring occasionally, until lentils are tender but not mushy.
2Stir in remaining ingredients except cheese. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove bay leaf. Sprinkle each serving with cheese.