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You know that amazing beer cheese dip you get at pubs? Now you can make that at home, with the addition of flavorful caramelized onions!
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5 from 3 votes

Onion Beer Cheese Soup/Dip

You know that amazing beer cheese dip you get at pubs? Now you can make that at home, with the addition of flavorful caramelized onions!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6 servings
Author: The Chunky Chef

Ingredients

  • 1 large onion finely diced
  • 1 Tbsp butter
  • 3 Tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • Pepper to taste
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 cup beer
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 2 cups shredded cheese such as cheddar, colby jack, etc.
  • Dash of hot sauce
  • Dash of ground mustard
  • TOPPINGS:
  • Chopped chives
  • Sliced green onions
  • Crumbled bacon
  • Shredded cheese

Instructions

  • Slice bacon into small strips, saute in bottom of dutch oven or soup pot.
  • Remove browned bacon with a slotted spoon and place on paper towel.
  • Add diced onions to bacon grease and 1 Tbsp butter and saute over medium heat until caramelized.
  • Stir in flour, cook for 1 minute, then whisk in beer and cook for another minute.
  • Add in chicken stock and milk and whisk to incorporate.
  • Cook until thickened, then add shredded cheese and stir well.
  • Top with desired toppings.