Beer and Munster Soup

Beer And Munster Soup Recipe

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Try this using rye bread or pumpernickel bread crumbs and dark beer for a richer soup.

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15 Min
20 Min
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4 Tbsp
unsalted butter, divided
1 large
yellow onion, peeled and thinly sliced
4 c
chicken broth
3 c
lager beer
6 c
fresh white bread crumbs, divided
1/4 tsp
grated nutmeg, plus more for garnish
1 1/2 tsp
salt, divided
1 tsp
ground black pepper
1/2 c
half and half
8 oz
munster cheese, diced
caraway seeds, to garnish (optional)

How to Make Beer and Munster Soup


  • 1Melt 2 tablespoons butter in a Dutch oven. Add onion and cook over medium heat for 7 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • 2Slowly add broth, beer, 4 cups of the bread crumbs, nutmeg, 1 teaspoon salt and pepper. Bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer and cook for 15 minutes.
  • 3Melt remaining butter in a skillet over medium heat and toss in remaining bread crumbs, sprinkle with remaining salt and fry until golden brown.
  • 4Puree half the soup in a blender and return to the pot, stirring to combine. Whisk in the cream and cheese and return to serving temperature.
  • 5Garnish with a sprinkling af toasted bread crumbs and caraway seeds, to taste.

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About Beer and Munster Soup

Course/Dish: Other Soups
Main Ingredient: Alcohol
Regional Style: German

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