Beer Cheese Soup

Enjoy this cheesy soup made with beer, Progresso® chicken broth and veggies that is ready in 30 minutes – perfect for a hearty dinner.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 5

Ingredients

1/2
cup butter or margarine
3/4
cup finely chopped carrots
1/2
cup finely chopped celery
1/4
cup finely chopped onion
1
cup quick-mixing flour
1/2
teaspoon paprika
1/8
teaspoon black pepper
1/8
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
3
cups Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1
cup whipping cream
4
cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese (16 oz)
1
can (12 oz) beer
  • 1 In 4-quart Dutch oven, melt butter over medium heat. Add carrots, celery and onion; cook about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until celery and onions are transparent.
  • 2 Stir in flour, paprika, black pepper and ground red pepper. Add broth; heat to boiling over medium heat. Boil and stir 1 minute.
  • 3 Reduce heat; stir in whipping cream and cheese. Heat until cheese is melted, stirring occasionally. Stir in beer. If desired, serve with popcorn.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    790
    (
    Calories from Fat
    570),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    64g
    64%
    (Saturated Fat
    40g,
    40%
    Trans Fat
    2g
    2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    195mg
    195%;
    Sodium
    1240mg
    1240%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    26g
    26%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    5g
    5%
    ),
    Protein
    28g
    28%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    110%;
    Vitamin C
    2%;
    Calcium
    50%;
    Iron
    10%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 3 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 7 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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