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Beer Cheese Soup

Smooth and creamy with a mild beer flavor.


6 servings

Total Time


Cook Time

15 minutes



2 tablespoons butter

1/2 cup finely chopped onion

1/2 teaspoon Leaf Thyme

1/2 teaspoon Ground White Pepper

1/4 teaspoon Cayenne Pepper

2-1/2 cups reduced sodium chicken broth

1/2 cup beer

3 tablespoons (divided) corn starch

1 cup heavy cream

3 cups (12 ounces) shredded Colby OR Co-Jack cheese

1 teaspoon hot sauce (optional)


Melt the butter in a large pot over medium heat. Add onion, thyme, white and cayenne pepper; cook until onions are tender, 3 to 4 minutes.

Combine chicken broth, beer and 2 tablespoons corn starch. Mix until corn starch is dissolved. Add corn starch mixture to the pot and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes. Add cream. 

Toss cheese with 1 tablespoon corn starch. Gradually add cheese to soup, stirring until melted before adding more cheese. Add hot sauce, if desired.

Serve immediately. Delicious served with Peppered Parmesan Shortbread.


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