French Brie Fondue

This recipe can be made without the garlic-herb mixture. Just add a pinch of nutmeg to the fondue and serve with bread and fresh fruit or use dried apricots, papaya, and pineapple for dippers.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 20 minutesDifficulty: Easy


Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 3 Tbsp. butter
  • 3 Tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • 1½ cups half-and-half
  • 16 oz. Brie, rind removed
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled
  • ½ cup fresh parsley
  • 2 green onions, trimmed and cut in thirds
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh tarragon
  • ½ tsp. freshly ground black pepper

Directions

  • Melt the butter in a saucepan. Add flour and stir until blended.
  • Slowly whisk in half-and-half. Cook over medium heat until mixture is smooth and slightly thickened.
  • Dice Brie and stir into the milk, using a figure-eight motion. Stir frequently until cheese is completely melted.
  • Place garlic, parsley, green onions, and tarragon leaves in a food processor. Process until herbs are all finely minced. Stir into cheese mixture.
  • Cook over medium-high heat until bubbly. Pour into fondue pot, place over heating source, and serve with baguette cubes and raw vegetables. Add freshly ground black pepper.