Happy National Cheese Fondue Day! Celebrate With The Smoky Bacon & Chipotle Cheese Fondue!!
1/2 Lb bacon, halved crosswise
1/4 cup finely chopped green onions
1/4 cup finely chopped red or yellow sweet pepper
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 teaspoonsall-purpose flour
4 cupsshredded Monterey Jack cheese (16 ounces)
2 8-ounce sour cream
2 to 3 teaspoons finely chopped chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
French or Italian bread, cut into bite-size cubes
Tortilla chips or tortilla chip cups
1. In a heavy, medium saucepan, cook bacon till crisp. Remove bacon; reserving 1 tablespoon drippings in pan. Drain bacon on paper towels; crumble bacon and set aside.
2. Add green onions, 1/4 cup sweet pepper and garlic to saucepan. Cook and stir onion mixture over medium heat about 5 minutes or till vegetables are tender. Stir in flour. Stir in cheese, sour cream and chipotle peppers. Cook and stir over medium-low heat till cheese is melted and mixture is smooth.
3. Transfer cheese mixture to fondue pot. Top with crumbled bacon. Place over a fondue burner; keep warm up to 2 hours.
Photo & recipe courtesy of: http://www.recipe.com/jack-cheese-and-smoky-chipotle-fondue/