Crab & Gruyere Fondue
Serves 8 Total Time 25 min.
8 tablespoons (1 stick) butter, softened
1 bunch scallions, chopped, with some green included
2 tablespoons flour
2 cups heavy cream
8 ounces (2 cups) grated Gruyere or Swiss cheese
1 tablespoon Dry Sherry
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/4 teaspoon salt, or more, to taste
1 pound jumbo lump crab meat
1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley
Cubed fresh bread
1. Melt butter in heavy saucepan over medium- high heat. Add scallions and sauté about 3 minutes, until soft.
2. Whisk in flour. Add cream and whisk until smooth. Stir in cheese and blend until smooth. Add dry Sherry, cayenne and 1/4 teaspoon salt (or to taste) and gently fold in crab meat and parsley. Serve with bread.