As the name suggests, beer bread is made using beer in the dough mixture. It is chewy, buttery, and tastes like the beer you choose as the ingredient. The type of beer you are using can make a difference in its taste. You can eat them without anything if you want, and they will taste delicious. But, if you want to eat it with other foods, here are some best recipes to try. You will definitely want to eat them together more often. Let’s go through the article below to know the mouth-watering dishes to try with beer bread:
1. Soupy Chilli and Beer Bread
First, take 1lb. ground turkey breast, 2 tsp. minced garlic, 1/2 large onion, and 1can each of black beans, chili beans (mild), kidney beans, Rotel tomatoes, and corn. Add 2 tsp. hot chili powder, 1/8 tsp. paprika, 1 tsp. salt, 1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper, 1 small can of sliced mushrooms, and tomato paste with it. If you want it soupy, add one cup of water. Heat all together to boil. When boiling, reduce heat and cover. Stir your mixture occasionally. Simmer for 30 minutes and it’s done.
You can save and eat it later through the week. This dish gets better with time. So, preparing it ahead of time will let you enjoy a flavorful meal. You will love enjoying this dish with beer bread for lunch. They taste delicious together.
2. Beer Bread with Carrots. Cumin & Yogurt Soup
To make this simple yet special meal you will need to prepare soup with carrot, cumin & yogurt. The ingredients you will be using are olive oil, crushed clove garlic, finely diced onion, ground cumin, diced carrots, vegetable stock, chopped fresh coriander, freshly ground pepper, Greek Yogurt, and salt.
First, saute the garlic and onion in olive oil. When the onion is translucent, add the carrots and cumin. After 10 minutes of gentle cooking, add the vegetable stock. Cover and simmer for half an hour. When the soup is smooth, stir through the yogurt and add the coriander. You can add seasonings to taste better. Serve it warm with the beer bread to enjoy your flavorful mealtime.
3. White Bean Chili and Beer Bread
Beer bread goes well with white bean chili. To prepare white bean chili, the ingredients you will need are rinsed and drained cannellini beans, low sodium vegetable broth, diced celery stalk, minced garlic cloves, diced onions, seeded and minced jalapeño pepper, seeded and diced red bell pepper. You will also need frozen corn, rinsed and drained white hominy, cumin powder, coriander, chili powder, yeast flakes, lime juice, green chili peppers, sea salt, and black pepper.
To make the dish, take a blender and place half of the cannellini beans with vegetable stock, and blend them smooth and creamy. In a large soup pot, sauté the onion, celery, jalapeño, garlic, and bell pepper in vegetable stock. Use medium-high heat when cooking it.
Now, take another pot and add the creamy bean mixture, the remaining half of the beans, and vegetable stock with the rest of the ingredients. Cook for 20–30 minutes using medium heat. When the vegetables become tender and the broth is creamy, it’s ready to serve with your beer bread. You will love to have them together.
4. Beer Bread with Spinach Dip
The ingredients you require for this recipe are beer bread, 1 cup mayonnaise, 1 oz. packet powdered ranch dressing, 10 oz. package frozen spinach that is chopped, thawed, and well-drained, and 16 oz. sour cream.
Take a bowl to mix all the ingredients. First, combine mayonnaise, ranch dressing, and sour cream. Make sure to squeeze the spinach well to avoid an extra dip in the mixture. Chop it well and add to the bowl. Beat them with an electric mixer to get a well-combined texture. Let it chill for 30 minutes. Cut the beer bread into cubes and serve with it to have a hearty meal.
5. Beer Bread with Pulled Chicken Barbecue
To prepare this tasty meal you will need beer bread, homemade basic barbecue sauce or store-bought sauce, dill Pickle cucumber slices, shredded skinless cooked chicken from a store-bought rotisserie chicken.
Warm the store-bought barbeque sauce or make it at home and add the chicken to the sauce. Cook them until they are hot. Cut the beer bread and top it with the chicken and pickled cucumber. Use another piece of bread to cover the spread. Your easy and spicy meal is ready to enjoy.
6. Beer Bread with Vegetable Spread
Vegetable spread is a great combination with beer bread. They make a pleasant appetizer. To prepare your vegetable spread, take chopped vegetables like potato, tomato, carrots, cabbage, and any other vegetables you like. Other ingredients you might need are soy sauce, tomato sauce, chopped onions, minced garlic, white pepper, green chili, chili flakes, salt, and vegetable oil.
First, heat the oil and add the onions and garlic. Heat them until the onion is brown. Add other ingredients, keeping the vegetables aside. Saute the ingredients well and add the vegetables. Now, cover and stir it occasionally. Keep the heat medium. It will take 15-20 minutes and your vegetable spread is ready. Take out the sliced beer bread and serve with the vegetable spread.
Beer bread is a delicious snack to enjoy. It goes well with anything spicy or cheesy. You can enjoy its flavor more when you are having it with soups or chilies, or with dips and spreads. It tastes even better with meat and barbecues. Try the recipes above and enjoy your unique and flavorful meal. Eating beer bread with different recipes will make your appetizer or meal more interesting while adding variety to your menu.