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Cheddar, Beer, and Kielbasa Soup

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“In '300 Sensational Soup' by Carla Snyder & Meredith Deeds”
1hr 30mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large pot, heat oil over medium heat.
  2. Add sausage and saute until lightly browned, 3-4 minutes.
  3. Remove with a slotted spoon to a plate lined with paper towels; set aside.
  4. Add butter to the pot and heat until melted.
  5. Add onions and pepper; saute until onions are slightly caramelized, about 10 minutes.
  6. Add garlic and saute for 1 minute.
  7. Sprinkle with flour and saute for 2 minutes.
  8. Gradually whisk in stock, beer, and thyme; bring to a boil, stirring often.
  9. Decrease heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, for 30 minutes.
  10. Discard thyme sprigs.
  11. Add cheese, 1/2 cup at a time, stirring with a wooden spoon after each addition until cheese is melted and soup is smooth.
  12. Do not let boil.
  13. Add reserved sausage.
  14. Remove from heat, taste and adjust seasoning with salt and pepper.
  15. Ladle into heated bowls and garnish with parsley and croutons (if desired).

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