Microwave Cheese Fondue

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Be sure to stir the cheese frequently during the second half of cooking to keep it from curdling. For a nonalcoholic fondue, substitute 1 cup of apple juice for the white wine.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 10 minutes

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 1 garlic clove, peeled and cut in half
  • 4 cups shredded Swiss cheese
  • 4 tsp. cornstarch
  • ¼ tsp. ground nutmeg
  • ⅛ tsp. paprika
  • 1 cup dry white wine
  • 2 tsp. lemon juice
  • 1 loaf French bread, cut into thick chunks

Directions

  • Rub the garlic clove over the insides of a 2-quart casserole dish that is .
  • Combine the cheese, cornstarch, nutmeg, and paprika in a microwave-safe dish. Stir in the white wine and lemon juice.
  • Microwave the fondue on high heat for 3 minutes. Open the door and stir the fondue. Continue microwaving the cheese fondue for 1 minutes at a time, stirring each time, until the cheese is completely melted (total cooking time is about 5 minutes).
  • Serve the fondue in the casserole dish, with the bread for dipping.

Recipe Information

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 1 garlic clove, peeled and cut in half
  • 4 cups shredded Swiss cheese
  • 4 tsp. cornstarch
  • ¼ tsp. ground nutmeg
  • ⅛ tsp. paprika
  • 1 cup dry white wine
  • 2 tsp. lemon juice
  • 1 loaf French bread, cut into thick chunks

Directions

  • Rub the garlic clove over the insides of a 2-quart casserole dish that is .
  • Combine the cheese, cornstarch, nutmeg, and paprika in a microwave-safe dish. Stir in the white wine and lemon juice.
  • Microwave the fondue on high heat for 3 minutes. Open the door and stir the fondue. Continue microwaving the cheese fondue for 1 minutes at a time, stirring each time, until the cheese is completely melted (total cooking time is about 5 minutes).
  • Serve the fondue in the casserole dish, with the bread for dipping.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories480
Total Fat23g
Saturated Fat14g
Cholesterol65mg
Sodium460mg
Total Carbohydrate35g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars3g
Protein25g