Beer-Cheddar Spread Recipe - Vegetarian Times

Beer-Cheddar Spread


30 minutes or fewer

Serve this with breads, crackers and celery sticks. Spanish smoked paprika adds an earthy sweetness; it’s available at some specialty food stores and supermarkets or online at

  • 2Servings


  • 2 cups finely grated sharp Cheddar cheese (about 8 oz.)
  • 4 oz. reduced-fat cream cheese
  • 2 tsp. vegetarian Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp. dry mustard
  • 1/2 tsp. smoked or regular paprika
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/3 cup Pilsner beer, room temperature


Place cheeses in food processor. Add Worcestershire, mustard, paprika and garlic powder. Process until blended.

Add beer slowly, blending until mixture is smooth and spreadable. Refrigerate, covered, up to one week, until ready to use.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories: 42
  • Cholesterol Content: 10 mg
  • Fat Content: 3 g
  • Protein Content: 2 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 2 g
  • Sodium Content: 63 mg