Ale and Cheddar Soup

Recipe by PiceSeasGirl
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READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2
    tablespoons butter
  • 3
    slices double smoked bacon, Cut into 1/2 inch pieces
  • 1
    large white onion, Chopped
  • 2
    tablespoons flour
  • 2
    cups chicken stock
  • 2
    cups amber ale
  • 2
    large baking potatoes, Peeled and Cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 3
    cups old cheddar cheese, Grated
  • 12
    cup whipping cream
  • 12
    teaspoon salt
  • 12
    teaspoon white pepper, Freshly Ground
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a large saucepan, heat butter over medium-high heat.
  • Add bacon and sauté for 1 minute.
  • Add onion; sauté for 2 minutes or until tender.
  • Add flour; reduce heat to medium; cook for 30 seconds, stirring constantly.
  • Add stock and ale; increase heat to high and bring to a boil.
  • Add potatoes; return to a boil.
  • Reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes or until potatoes are tender.
  • Transfer soup in batched to the food processor and process until smooth.
  • Add cheese and stir until melted.
  • Stir in cream, salt and pepper.
  • Taste and adjust seasonings.
  • Note: Do not boil this soup again or it will curdle.
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