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Recipe for family meals :

Wisconsin Beer Cheese Soup

This is one of the recipes that has been provided by Shirley Cline from San Fransisco. (You can contact Shirley by emailing her - click here).


3 Tblsp. butter
1 large onion, chopped
1 celery stalk, chopped
2 medium carrots, chopped
3 Tblsp. all purpose flour
2 cups beef broth
2 medium potatoes; peeled and cubed
12 oz. bottle of dark beer
1 cup whipping cream
Dash grated nutmeg to taste
1/8 tsp. cayenne (red) pepper or to taste
Dash salt
3 cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
1/2 cup additional shredded cheese

  • Melt butter in a large pot.
  • Add onion, celery and carrots and cook until soft, about 5 minutes.
  • Stir in flour; cook one minute, stirring often.
  • Stir in broth.
  • Add potatoes and beer.
  • Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer twenty minutes or until potatoes are soft.
  • Transfer vegetables to a food processor or blender. Process until puréed.
  • Return to pan; add cream, nutmeg, cayenne and salt to taste.
  • Reheat to a simmer.
  • Add cheese, 1/2 cup at a time and stir until melted. Do not boil.
  • Serve hot, garnish with additional shredded cheese.

Serves 6

Shirley Cline