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Tomato Cheddar Fondue Recipe

Tomato Cheddar Fondue Recipe

In addition to shrimp, I serve this cheesy fondue with French bread cubes. Every bite tastes like a little gourmet grilled cheese sandwich. —Roberta Rotelle, Honey Brook, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:14 servings


  • 1 garlic clove, halved
  • 6 medium tomatoes, seeded and diced
  • 2/3 cup dry white wine
  • 6 tablespoons butter, cubed
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons dried basil
  • Dash cayenne pepper
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • Cubed French bread and cooked shrimp


  • 1. Rub garlic clove over the bottom and sides of a fondue pot; discard garlic and set pot aside.
  • 2. In a large saucepan, combine the tomatoes, wine, butter, basil and cayenne; bring to a simmer over medium-low heat. Reduce heat to low. Toss cheese with flour; gradually add to tomato mixture, stirring after each addition until cheese is melted.
  • 3. Transfer to prepared fondue pot and keep warm. Serve with bread cubes and shrimp. Yield: 3-1/2 cups.

Nutritional Facts

1/4 cup (calculated without bread and shrimp) equals 118 calories, 10 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 30 mg cholesterol, 135 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.