mild cheese fondue

★★★★★ 3 Reviews
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By Barbara Kavorkian
from Two Harbors, MN

A nice mild cheese for those not into getting into the unknown (stronger) cheeses that you may find in fondue. A nice blend of cheese that you can dip bread, potatoes or veggies into.

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Fondue isn't just for special occasions (and not just made of chocolate). This recipe is so easy, you will be looking for reasons to make it. The cheese combination is smooth and almost sweet. They're mild and not too salty. There is a slight tang from the Colby. It's so versatile you can dip anything from cured meats to apple slices and anything in between.

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
★★★★★ 3 Reviews
serves 4-6
prep time 15 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Fondue

Ingredients For mild cheese fondue

  • 1/4 c
    butter
  • 3 Tbsp
    all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 c
    chicken broth
  • 1 c
    heavy cream
  • 1 1/2 c
    Swiss cheese, shredded
  • 1 1/2 c
    Havarti cheese, shredded
  • 1 c
    colby, shredded
  • 1 Tbsp
    lemon juice

How To Make mild cheese fondue

  • Butter melting in a pan.
    1
    In a large sauce pan, over medium heat, melt butter.
  • Adding flour to melted butter.
    2
    Add flour; cook and stir until bubbly, about 2-3 minutes.
  • Stirring in cream.
    3
    Stir in chicken broth and cream.
  • Cooking mixture until thickened.
    4
    Cook over medium heat until thickened.
  • Adding the cheese.
    5
    Add cheeses, about 1 cup at a time, stirring or whisking constantly until melted and blended.
  • Stirring the mixture to melt the cheese.
    6
    Cook for a few minutes until slightly thickened. You may need to add more cheeses to reach the desired consistency.
  • Squeezing in lemon juice.
    7
    Stir in lemon juice until smooth.
  • Fondue poured into a fondue pot.
    8
    Pour into heated fondue pot set over a candle or sterno.
  • Dipping bread into fondue.
    9
    Serve with bread sticks and fresh vegetables, boiled or baked cubed potatoes or cubed toasted bread for dipping.
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