• 17 Ratings

This beer cheese soup recipe is designed to make ahead, pour in a slow cooker, then tote to your party, potluck, or tailgate. Pair a bowl of Three-Cheese Beer Soup with a warm breadstick or a handful of crackers.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


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Tailgate day:
  • Allow sharp cheddar cheese and white cheddar cheese to stand at room temperature for 30 minutes. Meanwhile, in a 4-quart Dutch oven heat butter over medium heat until melted. Add 1/2 cup onion, carrot, green onions, and garlic. Cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until vegetables are tender, stirring occasionally.

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  • Stir in flour and dry mustard (mixture will be thick). Add broth all at once. Cook and stir until bubbly. Add beer and cream; stir in potatoes and broccoli. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

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  • Gradually stir in sharp cheddar cheese and white cheddar cheese, stirring after each addition until cheeses are melted. Stir in bacon, Parmesan cheese, hot pepper sauce, and Worcestershire sauce. Pour soup into a 3 1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker with a car adapter.

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  • Tightly cover slow cooker and tote in an insulated carrier. At the tailgating site, plug slow cooker into car adapter and keep soup warm on warm-heat setting. (Soup will keep warm, covered, on warm-heat setting for up to 3 hours.) Stir before serving.

Must-have tailgating equipment:

3 1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker with a car adapter Insulated carrier

Stovetop Preparation

Prepare as above through Step 3, but do not pour soup into a slow cooker. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts

390 calories; 29 g total fat; 17 g saturated fat; 1 g polyunsaturated fat; 8 g monounsaturated fat; 90 mg cholesterol; 964 mg sodium. 297 mg potassium; 16 g carbohydrates; 1 g fiber; 2 g sugar; 15 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 1798 IU vitamin a; 17 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 3 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 36 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 293 mg calcium; 1 mg iron;


17 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 12
  • 4 star values: 1
  • 3 star values: 3
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 0