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kale and artichoke fondue from Wildfire

Kale and Artichoke Fondue

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You’ve heard of spinach artichoke dip, but you’ve got to try Wildfire’s Kale and Artichoke Fondue. This dip is best served warm and perfect for a winter day or to add to your game day spread.

Wildfire Kale and Artichoke Dip


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Kale and Artichoke Fondue

A delicious dip inspired by Wildfire

Yield: 8-10 people


1 lb Fresh Lacinato Kale leaves, stem free, washed, cut into 1” slices
3 qts Water
1 tablespoon Kosher Salt
1 ½ tablespoon Unsalted butter
1 small sized onion Minced onions
3 cloves minced garlic
1 tsp Kosher Salt
¼ cup Flour
2 ¼ cups Whole milk
1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
2 cups shredded Asiago cheese
1 cup Sour cream
1 cup shredded white cheddar cheese
1 ½ cups Canned artichoke hearts, rough chopped
1 cup Shredded Asiago
1 cup Chips or veggies of your choice for dipping


1. In a large saucepot, bring water and salt to a boil. Add kale and blanch for 30 seconds. Drain in colander and drop kale in ice water to cool completely for 3-4 minutes.
2. Drain kale again in a colander and squeeze excess water out of kale and rough chop. Set aside.
3. In a medium saucepot, melt butter; add onion and garlic and sauté over medium-high heat for 3-4 minutes.
4. Turn down the heat on pot slightly and add salt, then flour and constantly stir for 3-4 minutes more.
5. Whisk in milk and cook for another 3-4 minutes until thickened.
6. Then add all remaining ingredients and cook for another 2 minutes.
7. Remove from heat, transfer to a small serving bowl, and cool down mixture as quickly as possible.
8.Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees.
9. Transfer fondue mixture into a 2-quart ovenproof casserole dish.
10. Place in hot oven and bake for 15 minutes.
11. Take out and top with Asiago cheese and return to oven for 5-7 more minutes, or until bubbling.
12. Serve with chips or veggies of your choice for dipping and enjoy!

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