Tested till perfect Cheddar Beer Spread

Cheddar Beer Spread

Cheese and beer come in so many varieties and from so many countries that there are a multitude of delicious combinations. Serve this spread with chips, vegetable sticks or bread.

By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Source: Canadian Living Magazine: May 2003

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  • Portion size 2 cups (500 mL)


  • 1 cup 1cupshredded extra old Cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup 1/2cupcrumbled sharp cold-pack cheddar cheese, (such as MacLaren
  • 1/2 cup 1/2cuplight cream cheese, softened
  • 1 tsp 1tspWorcestershire sauce
  • 1 1green oniongreen onions, chopped
  • 1/3 cup 1/3cupBrown ale or Cream ale
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In food processor, pulse together extra-old and cold-pack Cheddar cheeses, cream cheese, Worcestershire sauce and onion until combined but still chunky. With motor running, pour in ale. Scrape down bowl; pulse until smooth.

Transfer to bowl; cover and refrigerate for at least 6 hours to allow flavours to blend. (Make-ahead: Refrigerate for up to 3 days.)

Nutritional Information Per 1 tbsp (15 mL) : about

cal 31 pro 2g total fat 2g sat. fat 2g
carb 1g fibre 0g chol 8mg sodium 62mg

% RDI:

calcium 4 iron 1 vit A 2 folate 1
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