Broccoli Beer Cheese Soup

Taste of Home

Ready in: 55 minutes
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 12
Vegetarian
Very Popular

Ingredients

  • 1 bottle (12 ounces) beer or nonalcoholic beer
    Alcoholic Beverages
  • 4 cups fresh broccoli florets, chopped
    Produce
  • 3 tablespoons butter
    Milk, Eggs, Other Dairy
  • 3 medium carrots, finely chopped
    Produce
  • 5 celery ribs, finely chopped
    Produce
  • 4 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) chicken broth
    Canned and Jarred
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, cubed
    Cheese
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
    Baking
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
    Produce
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
    Spices and Seasonings
  • 1/4 cup chopped sweet red pepper
    Produce
  • 1 teaspoon salt
    Spices and Seasonings
  • 3 cups (12 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
    Cheese
  • 1/2 cup water
    Beverages

Steps

  • In a Dutch oven, saute the celery, carrots and onion in butter until almost tender; add the broth, broccoli, red pepper, salt and pepper.
  • Combine flour and water until smooth; stir into pan. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 30-40 minutes or until thickened and vegetables are tender.
  • Stir in the cheeses and beer; cook until heated through and cheese is melted, stirring occasionally (do not boil).
  • Serve desired amount with toppings of your choice. Cool remaining soup; transfer to freezer containers. Freeze for up to 3 months.
  • To use frozen soup: Thaw in the refrigerator overnight.
  • Transfer to a saucepan. Cover and cook over medium-low heat until heated through, stirring occasionally (do not boil).

Nutrition

  • Calories: 264.48  cal  (13.22%)
  • Fat: 19.23  g  (29.58%)
  • Saturated Fat: 11.5  g  (71.87%)
  • Carbohydrates: 11.44  g  (3.81%)
  • Sugar: 2.69  g  (2.99%)
  • Cholesterol: 58.08  mg  (19.36%)
  • Sodium: 975.71  mg  (42.42%)
  • Alcohol: 1.11  g  (6.14%)
  • Protein: 10.66  g  (21.33%)
  • Vitamin A: 3537.23  IU  (70.74%)
  • Vitamin C: 42.13  mg  (51.07%)
  • Vitamin K: 39.63  µg  (37.74%)
  • Calcium: 261.93  mg  (26.19%)
  • Phosphorus: 224.8  mg  (22.48%)
  • Vitamin B2: 0.24  mg  (13.85%)
  • Folate: 49.08  µg  (12.27%)
  • Manganese: 0.23  mg  (11.42%)
  • Potassium: 377.97  mg  (10.8%)
  • Selenium: 7.24  µg  (10.35%)
  • Zinc: 1.32  mg  (8.77%)
  • Vitamin B3: 1.61  mg  (8.04%)
  • Vitamin B6: 0.15  mg  (7.62%)
  • Fiber: 1.81  g  (7.23%)
  • Vitamin B1: 0.09  mg  (6.32%)
  • Magnesium: 25.12  mg  (6.28%)
  • Iron: 1.11  mg  (6.18%)
  • Vitamin B12: 0.35  µg  (5.78%)
  • Vitamin B5: 0.55  mg  (5.5%)
  • Copper: 0.09  mg  (4.52%)
  • Vitamin E: 0.65  mg  (4.36%)
  • Vitamin D: 0.34  µg  (2.24%)

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