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Irish Blue Cheese Fondue


This recipe is a deliciously fun dish to serve on St. Patrick's Day.

  • Servings: 4

Source: The Martha Stewart Show, March Winter 2008


  • 8 ounces Cashel blue cheese, crumbled
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 3/4 cup Irish lager, preferably Kells brand
  • 1/2 cup half-and-half
  • Coarse salt
  • Sliced apples, for serving
  • Bread cubes, for serving
  • Steamed broccoli, for serving
  • Red and yellow peppers, for serving


  1. In a medium bowl toss blue cheese, flour, cayenne and dry mustard together; set aside.

  2. Place lager and half-and-half in a fondue pot over medium-high heat; stir to combine. Bring liquid to a simmer and slowly stir in cheese mixture; continue stirring until cheese is completely melted. Season with salt. Serve immediately with apples, bread, broccoli, and peppers.

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