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Wisconsin Cheddar Beer Soup

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  • Author: Jenna
  • Prep Time: 10min
  • Cook Time: 20-25min
  • Total Time: 40min
  • Yield: 8 1x
  • Category: Easy
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American


Wisconsin Cheddar Beer Soup


  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 onion chopped fine
  • 2 carrots peeled and chopped fine
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups whole or 2 percent low fat milk
  • 1 cup of broth 
  • 1 1/4 cups beer
  • 12 ounces sharp cheddar cheese (3 cups)
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • salt and pepper


  1. Melt butter in Dutch oven over medium heat. Add onion and carrots and cook until lightly browned, 8 to 10 minutes. Add garlic and cook until fragrant., about 30 seconds. Stir in flour and cook until golden, about 2 minutes. Slowly whisk in milk, broth, and beer. Bring mixture to simmer, then reduce heat to low and simmer gently until carrots are soft, 20 to 25 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, toss cheeese and cornstarch together in large bowl until well combined. Working in batches process sop in blender until smooth, 1 to 2 minues. Reurn sopu to clean pot and simmer over medium-low heat. Whisk in cheese mixture, 1 handful at a time, until smooth. Season with salt and ppeper to taste; garnish with popcorn, if using; and serve.


myWW points: Blue 11; Green 11;  Purple  11


  • Serving Size: 1 cup
  • Calories: 380
  • Sugar: 6
  • Fat: 27
  • Saturated Fat: 17
  • Carbohydrates: 14
  • Fiber: 1
  • Protein: 18