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cheese fondue casserole

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a recipe by
Lynnda Cloutier
Mission Viejo, CA

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serves 12
prep time 15 Min
cook time 45 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For cheese fondue casserole

  • nonstick cooking spray
  • 3 cups dried elbow macaroni, 12 ounces
  • 3 cups shredded swiss cheese, 12 ounces
  • 2 1/2 cups shredded gruyere cheese, 10 ounces
  • 5 tablespoon flour
  • 3 /4 tsp. garlic, minced
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 3/4 cup dry white wine
  • salt
  • ground black pepper
  • 8 ounces swiss cheese, cubed
  • 1 3/4 cups crushed saltine crackers, 36 crackers
  • 3 tablespoons butter, cut up

How To Make cheese fondue casserole

  • 1
    preheat oven to 350°. Coat a 3 quart casserole with cooking spray; set aside. Cook macaroni according to package directions; drain. Return macaroni to pan; set aside.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in a large bowl combine shredded Swiss cheese, Gruyere cheese, flour, and garlic. Toss to mix. In a large pan heat broth and wine over medium heat just until bubbles form around edge of pan. Add cheese mixture, 1 cup a time, whisking constantly until cheese melts. Do not boil. Remove from heat. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • 3
    Pour cheese mixture over macaroni; stir gently to combine. Fold in cubed Swiss cheese. Spoon pasta mixture into prepared casserole. Sprinkle crushed crackers evenly over top; top with butter. Bake, uncovered, for 35 to 40 minutes or until bubbly and topping is golden. Makes 10 to 12 servings. Note: for best results, shred the cheese just before using. Purchased pre-shredded cheese does not melt as well

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