• prep: 40 min
  • cook: 40 min
  • total: 1 hr 20 min
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  • Summary

    Extra-sharp Cheddar and malty English ale balance perfectly in this hearty soup.

    Ingredients

    • 2 medium leeks (white and pale green parts only), cut into 1/4-inch dice (2 cups)
    • 2 medium carrots, cut into 1/4-inch dice (1 cup)
    • 2 celery ribs, cut into 1/4-inch dice (1 cup)
    • 2 teaspoons finely chopped garlic
    • 1 Turkish or 1/2 California bay leaf
    • 1/2 stick (1/4 cup) unsalted butter
    • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
    • 2 cups whole milk
    • 1 3/4 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth (14 fl oz)
    • 1 (12-oz) bottle ale such as Bass
    • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
    • 1 teaspoon dry mustard
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
    • 1 lb extra-sharp Cheddar (preferably English; rind removed if necessary), grated (4 cups)
    • 4 bacon slices (3 1/2 oz total), cooked and crumbled

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 329 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 16 g 25.08%
    • Saturated Fat: 10 g 48.88%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 46 mg 15.18%
    • Sodium: 954 mg 39.76%
    • Calcium: 174 mg 17.43%
    • Potassium: 178 mg 5.08%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 10.07%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 34 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 4.56%
    • Sugar: 7 g
    • Protein: 10 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 9.21%
    • Vitamin C 1.71%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat3
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk1
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy1 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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