Cheddar Fondue

Want a different party dip for veggies? Try a warm cheesy fondue.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 10
 

Ingredients

Fondue

1/4
cup butter or margarine
1/4
cup all-purpose flour
1 1/2
cups Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
6
cups shredded Cheddar cheese (1 1/2 lb)
1/4
to 1/2 teaspoon red pepper sauce

Dippers

Assorted vegetables (bell pepper strips, broccoli flowerets, cherry tomatoes, mushrooms), if desired

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In heavy 3-quart saucepan, melt butter over low heat. Stir in flour. Cook 3 minutes, stirring constantly. Stir in broth; heat to boiling. Boil 2 to 3 minutes, stirring constantly, until mixture is thick and smooth.
  • 2 Reduce heat to low. Add cheese, 1 cup at a time, stirring over low heat until cheese is melted and mixture is smooth. Stir in pepper sauce. Pour cheese mixture into fondue pot; keep warm over low heat.
  • 3 Spear vegetables with fondue forks. Dip and swirl vegetables in fondue.
  • 1 In heavy 3-quart saucepan, melt butter over low heat. Stir in flour. Cook 3 minutes, stirring constantly. Stir in broth; heat to boiling. Boil 2 to 3 minutes, stirring constantly, until mixture is thick and smooth.
  • 2 Reduce heat to low. Add cheese, 1 cup at a time, stirring over low heat until cheese is melted and mixture is smooth. Stir in pepper sauce. Pour cheese mixture into fondue pot; keep warm over low heat.
  • 3 Spear vegetables with fondue forks. Dip and swirl vegetables in fondue.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Offer hearty multigrain bread cubes as well as the veggies.

Serve cheese fondue for a buffet brunch.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving Fondue without Dippers
Calories
330
(
Calories from Fat
250),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
27g
27%
(Saturated Fat
17g,
17%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
85mg
85%;
Sodium
610mg
610%;
Total Carbohydrate
3g
3%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
1g
1%
),
Protein
18g
18%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
35%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 2 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.