Total Time
7hrs 5mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 7 hrs

I like to garnish this soup with popcorn, croutons, green onions or bacon bits.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In slow cooker, combine the first eight ingredients.
  2. Cover and cook on low for 7-8 hours.
  3. Combine flour and water until smooth; stir into soup.
  4. Cover and cook on high 30 minutes longer or until soup is thickened.
  5. Stir in cream cheese and cheddar cheese until blended.
  6. Stir in beer if desired.
  7. Cover and cook on low until heated through.
  8. Serve with desired toppings such as croutons, popcorn, cooked crumbled bacon, sliced green onions.
Most Helpful

Totally worth the long wait! It's full of flavor and just the right consistancy. I used the optional beer, but added it right in the beginning (to burn off the alcohol). I used 1/3 less fat cream cheese and sharp cheddar. I garnished with croutons, green onion and bacon bits.....goldfish crackers for the kids. ;) Thanx for sharing. I'll make this again!

*Parsley* August 04, 2007

This was easily the best homemade soup I have ever made. Perfect consistency, great flavour, and velvety in the mouth. It is a little salty, so next time I will omit the added salt altogether. In my opinion, this great soup doesn't need it--you get all the flavour you need by using old or sharp cheddar.

charmaymc March 05, 2011

I opted not to add the beer, and I replaced the carrot, celery and pepper with potatoes. It's a great, hearty soul that's really easy to make.

Gocamels March 02, 2016

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