Spicy Cheese Fondue


If you like queso dip, this is the fondue recipe for you. Enjoy the cheesy fondue with corn bread.

Cheesy Mexican Fondue
Photo: Jason Donnelly
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
3 hrs
Total Time:
3 hrs 20 mins


  • 1 14.5 ounce can diced tomatoes, undrained

  • cup finely chopped onion

  • ½ cup finely chopped roasted red sweet pepper

  • 1 4 ounce can diced green chile peppers, undrained

  • 3 cup cubed Monterey Jack cheese with salsa or jalapeño peppers or regular Monterey Jack cheese (12 ounces)

  • 3 cup cubed American cheese (12 ounces)

  • Assorted dippers (such as cubed corn bread* or toasted flour tortilla wedges)

  • Milk


  1. In a 3 1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker, combine undrained tomatoes, onion, roasted sweet pepper, and undrained chile peppers. Add Monterey Jack and American cheese; toss gently to combine.

  2. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 3 to 4 hours or on high-heat setting for 1 1/2 to 2 hours. Serve immediately or keep warm, covered, on warm-heat or low-heat setting for up to 2 hours.

  3. Serve fondue with dippers, swirling pieces as you dip. If the fondue thickens, stir in a little milk. Makes 36 servings


Purchase corn bread or prepare a packaged corn bread mix.

For easy cleanup:

Line your slow cooker with a disposable slow cooker liner. Add ingredients as directed in recipe. Once your dish is finished cooking, spoon the food out of your slow cooker and simply dispose of the liner. Do not lift or transport the disposable liner with food inside.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

77 Calories
6g Fat
1g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 36
Calories 77
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 19mg 6%
Sodium 236mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 1g 0%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 7.1mg 36%
Calcium 121.2mg 9%
Iron 0.2mg 1%
Potassium 43mg 1%
Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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