cheese and wine soup

★★★★☆ 2 Reviews
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By Pat Duran
from Las Vegas, NV

This is the best little cheese soup recipe inspired by Chef Jasper Mirabile,Jr. and Wisconsin Cheese. The onions, variety cheeses, chicken broth and wine- marry so well together in this recipe. Great served in a cup, top with whipped cream and fried bacon pieces. Nice to serve at club or ladies luncheon.

★★★★☆ 2 Reviews
serves makes 8 cups
prep time 10 Min
cook time 15 Min

Ingredients For cheese and wine soup

  • 2 tsp
    butter
  • 1 c
    yellow onions, finely minced
  • 4 oz
    can chopped green chilies, drained, optional
  • 1/2 c
    merlot wine
  • 2 c
    chicken broth
  • salt to taste
  • 4 c
    half and half
  • 4 c
    merlot bellavitano cheese, shredded *
  • 1/4 c
    romano cheese ,grated
  • 1/4 c
    chives, finely chopped
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How To Make cheese and wine soup

  • 1
    Heat butter in a 4-quart heavy bottomed pot. Add onions and sauté about 8 minutes. Add Chiles and wine; cook about 2 minutes or until wine is reduced. Add chicken broth and season with salt and pepper. Add half and half, cheeses and chives, stirring until cheese melts. Pour into individual cups and add dollop of whipped cream to each and sprinkle with chopped bacon.
  • 2
    Note: * Any cheese infused with wine that is similar will work fine. This Wisconsin cheese can be found at Whole Foods or Trader Joe's.

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