Cheddar Cheese and Ale Soup


Cheddar Cheese and Ale Soup

Cheddar Cheese and Ale Soup

The Everything Soup Cookbook, this book has 300 mouthwatering recipes.  There is soup for everything…such as Curried Chicken, Lemon Chicken and Okra, Italian Minestrone Cola, Pumpkin, Rice and Egg.  I’ve picked out for you to try…


 Cheddar Cheese and Ale Soup Recipe


Cheddar Cheese and Ale Soup

4 strips bacon

2 Tbsp. butter

½ of a small yellow onion, diced

¼ cup white flour

4 cups Kitchen Basic chicken broth

1 bottle ale

6 oz. cheddar cheese

White pepper


In a saucepan, fry the bacon.  Remove with a slotted spoon and allow to drain on paper towels.  Discard half of the oil.

Add the butter and the onion to the pan, sautéing over medium heat for 5 minutes.  Sprinkle in the flour and, stirring constantly, cook for 3 more minutes.

Add the broth, ale, cheese and pepper, reheating gently but thoroughly.  Ladle into bowls and garnish with the crumbled bacon.


(Recipe for Cheddar Cheese and Ale Soup, was in The Everything Soup Cookbook, 2002, 2015)