Tex-Mex Cheese Fondue

Recipe by ellie_
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READY IN: 20mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1 14
    lbs gruyere or 1 1/4 lbs swiss cheese, grated
  • 1
  • 14
    cup flour
  • 2
    garlic cloves, halved
  • 2 12
  • 3
    tablespoons tequila
  • 14
    cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 2
    tablespoons jalapeno peppers, chopped (use the seeds too for an extra kick)
  • For dipping
  • crusty bread cubes (the restaurant I went to used an assortment of breads, I thought this is a great way to use leftover)
  • sausage, cooked and sliced (kielbasa or hot Italian)
  • vegetables, sliced in big chunks
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DIRECTIONS

  • Place both cheese in a large bowl and add flour, toss.
  • Rub inside of fondue pot with garlic. Discard garlic.
  • Add wine and tequila to pot and warm over medium heat until tiny bubbles appear.
  • Add one handful of cheese mixture to wine mixture and stir constantly until cheese melts. ADJUST HEAT SO MIXTURE DOES NOT BOIL.
  • Repeat with remaining cheese; stirring until thick. Stir in cilantro and chilies and season with salt and pepper.
  • Set pot over candles or Sterno on serving table. Serve with skewers of bread cubes, sausages and/or vegetables.
  • Serve with tortilla chips if desired.
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