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Simple Swiss Cheese Fondue

 Simple Swiss Cheese Fondue
While growing up, a friend's mother would make this fondue when I spent the night. Every time I make it, it brings back fond childhood memories. I love the rich flavor. Happy dipping! —Tracy Lawson, Farr West, Utah
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Swiss cheese
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground mustard
  • Dash ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 cup half-and-half cream
  • 1/4 cup beer or nonalcoholic beer
  • 4 slices French bread (1 inch thick), cut into 1-inch cubes

Directions

  • In a small bowl, combine the cheese, flour, mustard and nutmeg. In a
  • small saucepan, heat cream and beer over medium heat until bubbles
  • form around sides of saucepan. Stir in cheese mixture. Bring just to
  • a gentle boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until combined and
  • smooth.
  • Transfer to a small fondue pot and keep warm. Serve with bread cubes.
  • Yield: 2/3 cup.
Nutritional Facts: 1/3 cup fondue with 2 slices of bread equals 395 calories, 19 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 65 mg cholesterol, 433 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 21 g protein.