Tex-Mex Cheese Fondue with Turkey

Culinary Setting
Meal Type
Turkey Ham, Turkey Sausage
Dish Type


1/2 lb Swiss cheese, grated

1/2 lb Monterey Jack cheese, grated

2 tbsp flour

1 Clove garlic, peeled and cut in half

1-1/4 c light Mexican beer

1/4 c fresh cilantro, chopped

1 Medium jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped

1/2 lb TURKEY HAM, cut into 3/4-inch cubes

1/2 lb TURKEY KIELBASA or SMOKED TURKEY SAUSAGE, cut into 1/2-inch slices

Assorted vegetables, cut in cubes As needed



In medium-size bowl, combine Swiss and Monterey Jack cheeses and flour.

In bottom and sides of fondue pot or 2-quart saucepan, rub garlic; discard remaining garlic. Add beer, cilantro and jalapeno pepper. Over medium-high heat, cook mixture until it begins to bubble. Reduce heat to medium and gradually add cheese mixture, stirring constantly until smooth and creamy. Makes approximately 3 cups.

Place fondue pot over sterno and serve with turkey ham, turkey kielbasa and assorted vegetables as dippers.

Nutrition Facts

1 Serving Size

310 Total Calories

20 g Total Fat

11 g Saturated Fat

85 g Cholesterol

810 mg Sodium

5 g Total Carbohydrates

0 g Dietary Fiber

25 g Protein

Notes: Nutrient analysis does not include added dipping vegetables.