Cheddar Ale Soup
This rich, cheesy soup is perfect for easy entertaining or a casual weeknight dinner. Pale ale makes a delicious addition to this soup, as it is light enough to cook with but adds a depth of flavor.
Prep Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 35 minutes Serves: 4
2 tbsp butter
1 onion, chopped
3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
3 tbsp all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
3 cups chicken broth
1 cup pale ale
1 cup Gehl’s Supreme Cheddar Cheese Sauce
2 tbsp Dijon mustard
1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
1/4 cup shredded aged Cheddar cheese
1/4 cup sliced green onion
1. Melt butter in large saucepan set over medium heat; sauté onion and garlic for 3 to 5 minutes or until onion is tender. Sprinkle with flour, salt and pepper; cook, stirring for 1 minute.
2. Add chicken broth and pale ale; bring to simmer. Stir in cheese sauce, mustard and Worcestershire sauce. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer for 13 to 15 minutes or until slightly thickened and fragrant.
3. Divide soup among 4 bowls and sprinkle with Cheddar and green onion.