Cheese Fondue

Total Time:
20 min
Prep:
5 min
Cook:
15 min

Yield:
2 1/2 cups
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 12 ounces gruyere cheese, shredded (about 4 cups)
  • 4 ounces sharp cheddar cheese, shredded (about 1 cup)
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 clove garlic, halved
  • 1 cup dry white wine
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg (optional)
  • Assorted dippers, for serving
Directions
  • Toss the cheeses with the flour in a bowl. Rub the inside of a saucepan with the cut sides of the garlic; discard the garlic.

  • Whisk the wine, lemon juice and mustard in the saucepan and bring to a gentle simmer over medium heat. Add half of the cheese mixture and stir with a wooden spoon until melted. Add the remaining cheese mixture and stir until smooth; add the nutmeg.

  • Continue to cook, stirring, 2 more minutes. Transfer to a fondue pot or slow cooker to keep warm. Serve with your choice of dippers.

  • Try these unlikely dippers:

  • Iceberg lettuce

  • Dried figs

  • Pasta

  • Avocado

  • Pearl onions (blanched)

  • Mini hot dogs

  • Candied walnuts

  • Gherkins

  • Pineapple

  • Popcorn

  • Bacon

  • Shredded wheat

  • Mini bagels

  • Butternut squash (roasted)

  • Celery

  • Corn on the cob

  • Croissants

  • Grapes

  • Beef jerky


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