Le Cellier Cheddar Cheese Soup

Lynette Gibbons

By
@cafn8me

This delicious recipe is from Le Cellier Steakhouse at Disney's Epcot World Showcase. It's rich, but worth every calorie!

When reheating soup, be careful not to let it come to a boil, since it will separate!


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Serves:

8

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

5 c
milk, warmed
1/2 lb
bacon
10 Tbsp
butter
1 c
celery
2
red onions, finely chopped
1 1/2 c
flour
1 qt
chicken stock
1 lb
cheddar cheese, shredded
kosher salt, to taste
freshly ground black pepper, to taste
1 1/2 tsp
tabasco sauce
12 oz
ale, slightly warm
3 tsp
worcestershire sauce

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Slowly heat milk
2
Brown bacon, then render until crisp
3
Add butter, melt.
4
Add celery and onions. Cook until translucent.
5
Add flour and mix thoroughly to make a roux.
6
Add chicken stock. Simmer 3 minutes.
7
Add warm milk and stir vigorously to thicken.
8
Cook out roux until thickened (it should not have a starchy taste).
9
Reduce heat to low, add cheese, and stir until melted.
10
Season with kosher salt, pepper, tabasco, and Worcestershire sauce.
11
Just prior to serving, add warm ale.
12
Garnish with cooked bacon and fresh chives.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Soups
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #cheese, #cheddar, #Le, #Cellier