Easiest Three-Cheese Fondue


Easiest Three-Cheese Fondue

Easiest Three-Cheese Fondue

Prep and Cook Time 20 minutes

Yield

Makes 8 (3-tablespoon) servings

Ingredients

1 tablespoon margarine
1/4 cup finely chopped onion
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
3/4 cup reduced-fat (2%) milk
2 cups (8 ounces) shredded mild or sharp Cheddar cheese
1 package (3 ounces) cream cheese, cut into cubes
1/2 cup (2 ounces) crumbled blue cheese
1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
4 to 6 drops hot pepper sauce
Breadsticks and assorted fresh vegetables for dipping

Preparation

  1. Heat margarine in small saucepan over medium heat until melted. Add onion and garlic; cook and stir 2 to 3 minutes or until tender. Stir in flour; cook 2 minutes, stirring constantly.
  2. Stir milk into saucepan; bring to a boil. Boil, stirring constantly, about 1 minute or until thickened. Reduce heat to low. Add cheeses; cook and stir until melted. Stir in red pepper and pepper sauce. Pour fondue into serving dish. Serve with dippers.

Lighten Up

To reduce the total fat in this recipe, replace the Cheddar cheese and cream cheese with reduced-fat Cheddar and cream cheeses.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 3 tablespoons fondue without dippers
Calories 207
Calories from Fat 74 %
Total Fat 17 g
Saturated Fat 10 g
Cholesterol 48 mg
Carbohydrate 3 g
Fiber <1 g
Protein 10 g
Sodium 334 mg

Dietary Exchange

Meat 1
Fat 3

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