Cheddar Cheese Soup

Cheddar Cheese Soup

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10 min.
25 min.
4 Servings

A dash of Worcestershire sauce adds zest to this thick and creamy Cheddar Cheese Soup. It is a perfect option for a cold day.


  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter or margarine
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 cans (12 fluid ounces each) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
  • 1 cup beer or water
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard, (optional)
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • Toppings: crumbled cooked bacon, sliced green onions, croutons
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Toppings: crumbled cooked bacon, sliced green onions, croutons

MELT butter in large saucepan. Add flour; cook, stirring constantly, until bubbly. Add evaporated milk; bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Reduce heat; stir in beer, Worcestershire sauce, mustard and cayenne pepper. Cook for 10 minutes. Remove from heat. Stir in cheese until melted. Season with salt. Serve with toppings.

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rich and creamy

This soup is rich and creamy. I adjusted the amount of milk to 20oz and added a whole 12oz bottle of beer instead and I omitted the worceshire sauce. We had it for supper tonight with some fresh baked bread. It was great!

- Diana Llora from HUNTERSVILLE, NC

My favorite soup

This was very good and easy to make. My family really liked it. It also makes a great base to add vegies to like broccoli or corn.

- Shelley Raulerson from POULSBO, WA


very good with potatoe chunks and mushrooms added

- leah randall from PANAMA CITY, FL

Cheddar Cheese Soup

Easy to make. Didn't think it was going to be this good. Worth making.

- Ruth Minsk-Whitehead from OCALA, FL

Cheddar Cheese Soup

I made this last night and it awesome. Very creamy, it was perfect for a cold, wet, rainy day. I would make it again.

- melissa mckeown from WILMINGTON, DE

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/4 of Recipe

Servings Per Recipe: 4

  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 561
  • Calories from Fat: 318
  • Total Fat: 35.4g (54% of DV)
  • Saturated Fat: 21.5g (107% of DV)
  • Cholesterol: 113mg (38% of DV)
  • Sodium: 1041mg (42% of DV)
  • Carbohydrates: 27.8g (9% of DV)
  • Dietary Fiber: .4g (2% of DV)
  • Sugars: 0g
  • Protein: 30.2g
  • Vitamin A: 23% of DV
  • Vitamin C: 6% of DV
  • Calcium: 111% of DV
  • Iron: 9% of DV

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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