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Minnesota Cheddar Ale Soup

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“When you grow up less than 30 minutes from Wisconsin, of course you are going to love a good beer & cheese soup!”
READY IN:
1hr
SERVES:
6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In large saucepan, melt butter over medium heat.
  2. Add leeks, carrots, garlic, and bay leaf. Cook, stirring occasionally, until vegetables begin to soften (10-12 minutes). Reduce heat to low and sprinkle flour over vegetables, cook, stirring, 1-2 minutes.
  3. Add milk, pale ale and cream, stirring to combine for 5-6 minutes.
  4. Stir in Worcestershire, paprika, salt and pepper. Bring mixture to a simmer over low heat. Cook 20 minutes, stirring frequently.
  5. Add cheese one handful at a time, stirring until melted before adding additional cheese (do not boil).
  6. Discard bay leave.
  7. Spoon into bowls and garnish with crushed pretzels.

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