Broccoli Beer Cheese Soup

Broccoli Beer Cheese Soup

Creamy beer cheese soup has the extra addition of broccoli.

20 min.prep time 40 min.total time
6 servings
232 Ratings

Ingredients

16 ounces (4 cups) Land O Lakes® Deli American Cheese, chopped
3 cups Land O Lakes® Fat Free Half & Half, reserve 1/4 cup
1 (12-ounce) can beer
1/4 teaspoon coarse ground pepper
1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
3 tablespoons cornstarch
1 (16-ounce) package frozen cut broccoli, thawed

Directions

Combine all ingredients except 1/4 cup reserved fat free half & half, cornstarch and broccoli in 4-quart saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until cheese is completely melted (14 to 18 minutes).

Stir together reserved 1/4 cup fat free half & half and cornstarch in small bowl; stir into hot soup. Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until soup just comes to a boil (3 to 4 minutes). Stir in broccoli. Continue cooking until heated through (2 to 3 minutes).

Variation:

Beer Cheese Soup: Omit broccoli. Prepare soup as directed.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 420

Fat: 26g

Cholesterol: 75mg

Sodium: 1210mg

Carbohydrates: 22g

Dietary Fiber: 3g

Protein: 19g

Recipe #5505b©1995Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

The beer curdled the milk and gave the melted cheese a grainy texture.
I'm allergic to beer so I changed the beer for Winter White wine and it was great. Also have used chicken broth to replace the beer both are excellent, even our 3 year old grand-daughter who is a very picky eater loves it.

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