Great Dishes That Use Beer
Those that thought the beer is just for partying and red plastic cups should think again. Beers have proven to be a great ingredient for different kinds of sweet and savory dishes, bringing a great blend of flavor every time. So, if you’re planning to change up your meal with some beer, these great dishes ideas that use beer will be a great help. Perhaps you can incorporate some of them into your next meal!
1. Bacon Jalapeño Cheese Dip
This dish combines all the goodies — gooey cheddar, spicy jalapeños, crispy bacon, and cream cheese — with beer. It can be served with tortilla chips or freshly baked pretzel, I like it with a nice slice of warm fresh bread. It’s a great option for a Super Bowl party or any friendly get together as it is easy to serve for a large crowd.
2. Beef Stew with a Twist
This dish got its name from the beer it contains. Don’t worry. It does not taste like a couple of meat chunks thrown into a pot of beer. Rather, it is really delicious. The veggies are perfectly cooked, the meat very tender and the sauce is super rich in flavor. If it’s a cold winter day and you are looking for a twist on your regular beef stew, why not consider adding a beer into the mix.
3. Beer Caramel Brownies
This one might just be the greatest recipe you ever try. It’s a dark amber color combination of blondies and caramel that tastes like beer. Yeah, maybe because it is made with beer! And who doesn’t like the idea of chocolates, caramels and beer all together. This will satisfy your beer craving and your sweet tooth.
4. Beer-Battered & Deep-Fried Chicken
What comes to mind when you think of a meal of drunk fried chicken? This Beer-Battered Yogurt Fried Chicken meal is sure to get you salivating, especially at the mention of crunchy fried chicken marinated in a yogurt mixture for 4 hours, and some cayenne. Serve it with a few side dishes, perhaps some mashed potatoes, and you have the perfect meal for your chicken loving friends.
5. Cheesy Cauliflower Beer Soup
What do you think of having cheddar and cauliflower with some beer? This super creamy cauliflower cheddar beer soup is packed super full of flavor and it perfectly fits the cool weather. Interestingly, it can be prepared in about an hour. This beer food recipe is a delicious way to enjoy cauliflower and beer all at once. Because it is so simple to prepare it is a great idea for those cold nights when you can’t think of what to make. As long as you have a few beers handy you’ll be able to make this dish in no time!
You can clearly see that adding beer to a dish can add a boozy touch that is sure to please! And it can be so much easier than you may of thought. These recipes will please your taste buds and your tummies, enjoy!