It’s thick and creamy, uber cheesy, and perfectly seasoned to make your taste buds stand at attention. This warm and welcoming beer cheese soup is a stand out in our soup recipes.
Oh my word, this is a fabulous soup!!! Chad’s review “Someone should write a song about this soup”.
Well, there you have it. Loaded with bacon and chicken this beer cheese soup has the perfect smokiness and heat to make you notice. Just amazing! Top with chives and croutons for a fantastic crunch and finish!
- 2 cups half-and-half
- 6 slices thick cut bacon
- 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
- 2 teaspoons garlic powder
- 1/4 to 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
- 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
- 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
- 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
- 1 teaspoon coarse black pepper
- 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breast
- 1 cup beer, Belgian-style wheat beer
- 1 cup reduced sodium chicken stock
- 8 ounces mild cheddar cheese, shredded
- 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
- chives, chopped
- crisp bacon, diced
- Warmed an 8-quart pot over medium-high modify. Using clear scissors; cut monk into the pot. Cook bacon until it’s parky, stirring occasionally.
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