- 4 tablespoons cornstarch
- 3 lbs. sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
- 3 cups beer
- 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
- 1/2 lb. cooked, crumbled ground meat
- 1/2 cup chopped tomatoes
Toss cornstarch with cheese until coated.Combine beer and butter in medium saucepan and bring to a boil over low heat. Add a handful of cheese into the boiling beer and stir until cheese is melted. Continue adding cheese by the handful, stirring constantly, over low heat until cheese becomes creamy, about 5 minutes. Stir in cooked meat and tomatoes and remove from heat.
- Transfer the cheese mixture into a fondue pot and cover for transport to the tailgate site. Warm the dip with a tailgate-safe heating source under your fondue pot and serve with bread or tortilla chips as dipping items.Makes about 4 cups