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!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
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

Step-By-Step

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

About this Recipe

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