This recipe was submitted by Tricia Klitzke from Baraboo, WI on 9/30/2011.
Tricia Klitzke had this fun fact about the Game Day Beer Cheese Soup recipe to share:
I make this all the time for friends and family when we get together for football games!.
1/4 cup finely chopped onion
1 carrot and 1 celery stalk finley chopped (I recommend using a food processor for this)
2 cloves garlic, minced
3/4 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1 can chicken broth
1 bottle/can of a dark beer of choice (You can add more/less for taste)
6 ounces American Cheese, shredded or diced
4 to 6 ounces sharp Cheddar cheese, shredded (You can add more/less for taste)
1/2 teaspoon paprika
1 cup milk
Combine onion, garlic, thyme, chicken broth and beer in slow cooker. Cover and cook on LOW 4 hours. Turn to HIGH. Stir cheese, paprika and milk into slow cooker. Cook 45 to 60 minutes or until soup is hot and cheese are melted. Stir soup well to blend cheeses and its ready to serve