A little Kirsch and nutmeg flavor this tasty Swiss cheese fondue. Fondue is not only a fantastic meal to make on your own, but it's also one of the best ways to throw a winter party. Fondue can be used as a dipping sauce for all sorts of delicious morsels.
- 1 clove garlic (peeled, cut in half)
- 2 1/2 cups dry white wine
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice (fresh)
- 16 ounces Swiss cheese (shredded)
- 8 ounces Cheddar cheese (shredded)
- 3 tablespoons flour
- 3 tablespoons Kirsch
- Pinch nutmeg (freshly ground)
- Dash black pepper
- Dash paprika
- 1 loaf crusty bread (cut into 1-inch cubes)
- Rub a nonreactive (enameled or stainless steel) saucepan with cut garlic halves. Add the wine and place the saucepan over medium heat.
- Heat the wine until it is just beginning to bubble. Reduce heat to low and add lemon juice.
- In a bowl, combine cheeses and flour; gradually stir into the wine. Continue cooking, stirring to keep from sticking, until cheese is melted and well blended.
- Grease crockpot lightly or spray with non-stick cooking spray.
- Pour cheese mixture into the prepared crockpot. Add Kirsch; stir well. Sprinkle with nutmeg, pepper, and paprika.
- Cover and cook on HIGH for 20 to 25 minutes or until hot, then turn to LOW for 1 to 3 hours. Keep the pot on LOW while serving.
Serve with fondue forks or picks and bread cubes.
|Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)|
|Total Fat||61 g|
|Saturated Fat||33 g|
|Unsaturated Fat||18 g|
|Dietary Fiber||5 g|