Cheddar Fondue

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

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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