Le Cellier Cheddar Cheese Soup

Lynette Gibbons


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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  • 5 c
    milk, warmed
  • 1/2 lb
  • 10 Tbsp
  • 1 c
  • 2
    red onions, finely chopped
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 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

How to Make Le Cellier Cheddar Cheese Soup


  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.

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About Le Cellier Cheddar Cheese Soup

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

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