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

Cheddar Ale Soup


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.