Slow Cooker Beer Cheese Soup

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Slow Cooker Beer Cheese SoupRecipe

A Midwestern classic! This thick and cheesy soup gets a boost of flavor from your favorite beer and chunks of bacon as it stews in your slow cooker.

10 servings


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4 slices raw bacon, cut into strips
1/2 yellow onion, diced
1 stalk celery, diced
1 carrot, diced
1/4 cup all purpose flour
1 quart chicken broth
1 bottle lager beer
2 cups heavy cream
4 ounces Crystal Farms American Cheese Slices
2 cups Crystal Farms Shredded Cheddar Cheese
Recommended Crystal Farms Product Substitution: Crystal Farms Reduced Fat Medium Cheddar Cheese


Prep: 15 Minutes
Cook: 1 Hours

Cook bacon in a sauté pan over medium heat until crispy. Remove bacon with a slotted spoon and reserve on a clean paper towel.

Add bacon fat, onion, celery, carrot, flour, chicken broth and beer to the slow cooker and cook on high heat for 6-8 hours.

Add the cream, American Cheese, shredded Cheddar cheese and bacon, and mix until the cheeses are melted. 

Created date

May 2016