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Tomato Cheddar Fondue

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


3-1/2 cups

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
Tomato Cheddar Fondue Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 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 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.

Nutrition Facts

1/4 cup (calculated without dippers): 118 calories, 10g fat (7g saturated fat), 30mg cholesterol, 135mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.

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