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Cheese Fondue



Cheese Fondue
Number of Servings: 10 or more Total Preparation Time: less than 15 minutes
Actual Cooking Time: less than 15 minutes Source: Adapted from MealsMatter.org
Food Groups: Dairy, Vegetables, Fruits, Grains
Meal Type: Appetizers
Nutrition Content: Good Source of Calcium, Good Source of Fiber
Special Features: Quick to Prepare (under 30 minutes), Simple (6 or less ingredients) , Kids Love It, Kids Can Help Make It

This is a recipe for cheese fondue for anyone who is looking to avoid using alcohol.

Ingredients:

1 cup Swiss cheese
1 cup sharp Cheddar cheese
1 cup Gruyere cheese
3/4 cup Chicken stock, reduced sodium
3/4 cup Milk, fat-free
1/4 teaspoon Nutmeg
2 tablespoons Flour
2 cloves crushed Garlic
Salt and pepper to taste

1 loaf French bread - cut in cubes
1 loaf Pumpernickel bread - cut in cubes
1 loaf Rye bread - cut in cubes
3-4 large Apples, cut in cubes
1 stalk of Broccoli
1 stalk of Cauliflower
3 Carrots, cut into pieces
3 stalks of Celery, cut into pieces

Preparation:

Heat chicken stock in your fondue pot until hot and add other ingredients through Salt and Pepper. Stir until a cheesy-gooey consistency is reached. Dip things into the fondue as desired and eat.


Nutrient Information
Calories: 302
Total Fat: 8 g
Saturated Fat: 4 g
Polyunsaturated Fat: 1 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2 g
Sodium: 546 mg
Carbohydrates: 38 g
Protein: 16 g
Fiber: 5 g
Vitamin A:
Vitamin C:
Calcium: 309 mg
Iron:

Cook's Notes:

Nutrition is based on 12 servings. With adult supervision, kids can help prepare this dish by shredding and measuring the cheese, tearing/cutting the bread into cubes and separating the broccoli and cauliflower into smaller pieces.

Reduce the fat and calories in this dish by using reduced-fat Swiss and cheddar cheese.