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Southwestern Fondue


  • 12 ounces processed American cheese, cut into chucks
  • 2 ounces grated cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup green chiles, chopped
  • 1/2 cup salsa
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 6 bagels, cut into bite size pieces


  1. In a 2-quart microwavable dish, combine ingredients. Melt, over medium heat, stirring occasionally.
  2. Pour into fondue dish and keep warm.
  3. Spear bagels one at a time with fondue forks and swirl through cheese mixture.

Servings: 12 as appetizer

Calories/Serving: 227

Nutrition: Each serving provides approximately: 227 calories, 11 g protein, 20 g carbohydrates, 1 g fiber, 11 g fat (7 g saturated), 32 mg cholesterol, 34 mcg folate, 2 mg iron, 749 mg sodium

Recipe and photo credit (used with permission): Wheat Foods Council.