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bacon beer & cheese soup recipe

Bacon and Cheese Soup

This bacon, cheese and beer soup will be sure to warm you up!

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword beer, easy dinner, easy lunch, fall, game day, side dish, soup, winter
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Author Julie Blanner

Ingredients

  • 4 slices bacon
  • 4 Tbsp butter
  • 1 Tbsp onion flakes
  • 1/4 c flour
  • 1 c cream or half and half
  • 8 oz white cheddar
  • 8 oz gloucester cheese {I use one with chives in it}
  • 8 oz fontina
  • 12 oz beer
  • 1/2 c vegetable stock
  • pepper

Instructions

  1. Slice bacon thin and fry on medium. Remove bacon and set aside. Melt butter and allow it to brown {smells nutty}. Reduce heat to medium low. Add onion flakes, stir well. Stir in flour. Add cream, stir, then shred cheeses into pan, stirring continuously. Add beer {I used a wheat beer}, vegetable stock and allow to simmer until smooth and incorporated. Stir in bacon, leaving a little aside to garnish, and pepper to taste.

Recipe Notes

This soup is perfect for game day!