Warm beer and cheese fondue

Tuesday, January 29th 2008, 3:37 pm
By: News 9

Warm Beer and Cheese Fondue

This creamy snack is a sure-fire crowd pleaser. Make sure to keep the fondue over heat so the cheese stays melted.

2 POINTS® value per serving
Servings | 12
Preparation Time | 10 min
Cooking Time | 10 min
Level of Difficulty | Easy

1 can or bottle light beer, 12 fl oz each
1 tsp dry mustard
1/4 tsp ground red pepper
1 pound low-fat cheddar or Colby cheese, shredded
3 Tbsp all-purpose flour

In a medium saucepan over moderate heat, warm beer until it boils; stir in mustard and pepper.
In a bowl, toss cheese with flour. Slowly add cheese to beer mixture, stirring. Continue stirring until mixture is smooth and thick, about 6 minutes total. Yields about 1/4 cup per serving. (Tip: Serve this dip with cubes or rolled slices of lean ham and smoked turkey as well as carrots, celery sticks, baked tortilla chips or cubes of crusty bread.)