Cheese Fondue with a Twist


A nice, tasty Swiss-inspired fondue is yummy with all different kinds of dippers.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
4 cups


  • 1 large clove garlic

  • 1 cup white wine

  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice

  • 8 ounces Gruyere cheese, shredded

  • 4 ounces Emmentaler cheese, shredded

  • 4 ounces Jarlsberg cheese, shredded

  • 2 ounces smoked Gouda cheese, shredded

  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch

  • ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

  • 1 loaf French bread, cubed


  1. Heat a ceramic fondue pot over medium-low heat. Once the pot is warm, rub the inside of the pot with the garlic clove. Pour the white wine and lemon juice into the pot. Mince the remainder of the garlic clove and add it to the pot. Stir in the Gruyere cheese, Emmentaler cheese, Jarlsberg cheese, and smoked Gouda cheese, a handful at a time, stirring constantly until all the cheeses are melted and the sauce is smooth.

  2. Whisk together the cornstarch, nutmeg, and balsamic vinegar, and stir into the cheese sauce. Continue to heat while stirring, until thick and smooth. Keep fondue warm over low heat. Serve with French bread.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

448 Calories
20g Fat
36g Carbs
25g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 448
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 20g 26%
Saturated Fat 12g 60%
Cholesterol 65mg 22%
Sodium 615mg 27%
Total Carbohydrate 36g 13%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 25g
Vitamin C 1mg 4%
Calcium 622mg 48%
Iron 2mg 13%
Potassium 159mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.