Gluten Free Beer Cheese Soup

This recipe is only gluten free if you use gluten free ingredients. You can follow it exactly using ingredients that contain gluten as well. 

by Kim Cardentey

  • 4T butter
  • 1 carrot, chopped
  • 1 large yellow onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4c gluten free all-purpose flour
  • 1 c milk
  • 1c half-and-half
  • 16 oz gluten free beer
  • 1 T Dijon mustard
  • 10 oz extra sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
  • salt & pepper to taste
Instructions:
  1. In a large pot over medium heat, melt the butter then add the carrot, onion, & garlic. Saute 10 minutes
  2. Add the flour and mixing well. Cook stirring frequently, for 3 minutes until the flour turns golden brown.
  3. Combine the milk and half-and-half. Slowly pour into flour mixture, whisking constantly until combined.
  4. Increase heat to medium high and add the beer and mustard. Bring to boil, whisking frequently until foam subsides.
  5. Simmer on low heat for 10 minutes until thick. Remove from heat and whisk in the cheese. Salt and pepper to taste. 
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