Cheese Fun-Do

Cheese Fun-Do
Staff Writer
The Sneaky Chef

This cheesy fondue, made the easy (and healthier) way, is a great afternoon snack or light dinner.

4
Servings
147
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 6 Ounces Swiss, Gruyère, or American cheese, ideally reduced-fat
  • 2 Teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 Cup apple cider or apple juice
  • 1 1/2 Teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 Teaspoon honey mustard
  • 1/4 Cup Sneaky Chef White Purée (cauliflower/zucchini)
  • Whole-grain or sourdough bread cubes, broccoli, cauliflower, chunks of ham and/or apple, for dipping

Directions

In a mixing bowl, toss the grated cheese with the cornstarch. In a saucepan, heat the apple cider, vinegar, honey mustard, and White Purée over medium heat until it just starts to boil.* Immediately reduce heat to medium-low and stir in the cheese mixture, 1 handful at a time. Let each addition of cheese melt before adding more. Stir frequently. Serve hot with dipping items on skewers. This sauce thickens as it cools, so if there is a delay in serving it, simply put it back in the microwave for another 15 to 30 seconds.

*Quicker microwave method: Mix all ingredients in a microwave-safe bowl. Cover the bowl with a wet paper towel and microwave on high for 30 seconds at a time until fully melted.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
6g
9%
Sugar
6g
7%
Saturated Fat
3g
13%
Cholesterol
16mg
5%
Carbohydrate, by difference
17g
13%
Protein
7g
15%
Vitamin A, RAE
78µg
11%
Vitamin B-12
1µg
42%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
10mg
13%
Calcium, Ca
259mg
26%
Choline, total
18mg
4%
Fluoride, F
10µg
0%
Folate, total
1µg
0%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
13mg
4%
Niacin
1mg
7%
Phosphorus, P
395mg
56%
Selenium, Se
7µg
13%
Sodium, Na
627mg
42%
Water
51g
2%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

Cheese Shopping Tip

If a piece of cheese smells strongly of ammonia, don't buy it. This is typically a sign of spoilage.

Cheese Cooking Tip

Allow cheese to come to room temperature before serving. This will accentuate the flavors and aromas.