Hot Cheese Dunk
Field editor Sharon Mensing, Greenfield Iowa, shares this fun and economical fondue, made with dry milk powder, cheese, chicken bouillon and garlic. It's a great dipper for veggies, pretzels and assorted crackers.
8 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.
- 1/2 cup nonfat dry milk powder
- 1-1/4 cups water
- 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- 3 tablespoons butter, cubed
- 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon chicken bouillon granules
- 1/8 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
- 1-1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded Swiss cheese or American cheese
- 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- Assorted vegetables or bread cubes
- In a small bowl, combine milk powder and water; set aside. In a large
- skillet, saute onion and garlic in butter until tender. Stir in
- flour and bouillon until blended. Add the pepper sauce and reserved
- Bring to a boil, cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Stir
- in cheeses until melted. Serve warm with vegetables or bread.
- Yield: 2 cups.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1/4 cup) equals 176 calories, 11 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 35 mg cholesterol, 307 mg sodium,