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Wisconsin Beer Soup

Wisconsin Beer Soup


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Wisconsin Beer Soup

Wisconsin Beer Soup

Makes 8-10 Servings

Ingredients You'll Need

  • 1/2 cups butter
  • 1 tsp. minced garlic
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 1 large carrot, grated
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cups milk
  • 3/4 cup beer
  • 1 tsp. worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. dry mustard
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 7 oz. cheddar cheese
  • 3 oz. swiss cheese
  • 1/2 lb. smoked sausage
  • 1 cup frozen corn (optional)

Cooking Instructions

  1. Melt butter in medium saucepan over medium heat. Add onion, carrot, and garlic and saute until softened. Add flour, cook 5 minutes, stirring often. 
  2. Add chicken broth, milk, beer, worcestershire, salt, mustard, and bay leaf.  Reduce heat to low and cook until soup has thickened, whisking often. 
  3. Remove and discard bay leaf. Slowly whisk both cheeses into soups until combined and smooth. 
  4. Cut sausage lengthwise into quarters, then slice into 1/2 inch pieces. Saute sausage in a small skillet over medium-high heat until heated through. Blot excess fat from sausage with paper towels. Add sausage to soup and stir.
  5. Serve hot with crackers or crusty bread.  


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