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Peppers, Onion, Sharp Cheese, and Beer give this fondue a TON of flavour. It's a colourful, fun departure from traditional fondues!
Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine American, European
Keyword Beer, cheese, cheese dip, Fondue, peppers
Prep Time 10minutes
Cook Time 10minutes
Total Time 20minutes
Author Marie Porter
Fondue Set, Optional
1CupMexican BeerLike Corona
1Red Bell PepperSeeded and Chopped
1 Orange Bell PepperSeeded and Chopped
1Yellow Bell PepperSeeded and Chopped
1Jalapeno PepperSeeded and Chopped
1Fresno PepperSeeded and Chopped
6Garlic clovesPressed or Minced
1Small OnionPeeled and Chopped
1 1/2lbsSharp Cheddar Cheese
In a medium sized saucepan, heat beer and lime juice on low-medium.
Put peppers, garlic, and onion in food processor or blender, and let it rip till finely chopped.
Increase heat to medium or medium high, add pepper mixture to the beer, cook till everything is soft, and onion is translucent, about 5 minutes
In a large bowl, toss grated cheese with cornstarch.
Add a good sized handful of cheese to the pot, and mix well till it is completely melted in. Add another big handful, and repeat until all the cheese is added, completely melted, and smooth (aside from the pepper bits, of course!)
Transfer to fondue pot if desired, and serve with cubes of bread, tortilla chips, blanched broccoli, cauliflower, and asparagus, and slices of apples and pears
Marie is an award winning cake artist, cookbook author, and spandex costumer based in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Known as much for her delicious and diverse flavor menu as for her sugar artistry, Marie's work has graced magazines and blogs around the world. Having baked and designed for brides, celebrities, and even Klingons, Marie was proud to share her wealth of baking knowledge in her two cookbooks: "The Spirited Baker" and “Evil Cake Overlord”. She followed those up with 4 other cookbooks: "Beyond Flour", "Beyond Flour 2", "Hedonistic Hops", and "More Than Poutine". She is currently working on her 7th - and final - cookbook, "Maize Craze".
Marie has also authored a book about her experiences surrounding the 2011 Minneapolis tornado: "Twisted: A Minneapolis Tornado Memoir", as well as 6 sewing manuals - the "Spandex Simplified" series.