Grilled 3-Cheese Fondue Bread Bowl

Grilled 3-Cheese Fondue Bread Bowl

This easy cheese dip gets your outdoor party started in a fun and tasty way.

20 min. prep time
1 2/3 cups
000 Ratings


1 (16- to 24-ounce) sourdough bread loaf, unsliced
1 clove garlic
1 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
1/4 cup milk
1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
Carrot sticks, celery sticks and/or red bell pepper strips, if desired


Heat gas grill to medium-low or charcoal grill until coals are ash white. Place coals to 1 side in charcoal grill.

Cut 1/2-inch slice off top of bread; set aside.  Remove bread from center of loaf leaving sides and bottom of bread about 1/2-inch thick, using small knife. Set aside bread bowl and extra bread. 

Place American cheese and garlic into food processor bowl fitted with metal blade; pulse until cheese is coarsely chopped. Add Parmesan cheese, milk, cream cheese and nutmeg. Pulse until well mixed. Spoon mixture into bread bowl. 

Wrap bread bowl loosely in aluminum foil. Place opposite heat on grill. Close lid; grill 20-25 minutes or until cheese mixture is heated through.

Cut remaining bread into 1-inch pieces.

Stir cheese mixture before serving. Serve immediately with bread pieces and vegetables, if desired.

Recipe Tip

- Bread bowl can be filled, wrapped in aluminum foil and refrigerated up to 24 hours before grilling. Bring to room temperature before grilling.

- To bake in oven, heat oven to 350°F. Wrap bread in aluminum foil as directed. Bake 30 minutes. Open top of foil; fold back edges. Continue baking 10 minutes until cheese mixture is heated through and bread is slightly toasted. Stir cheese mixture before serving.

Nutrition Facts (3 tablespoons dip only)

Calories: 220

Fat: 19g

Cholesterol: 55mg

Sodium: 570mg

Carbohydrates: 2g

Dietary Fiber: 0g

Protein: 10g

Recipe #15466©2012Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

Comment On This Recipe

Please correct the item(s) in red below:
0 Please select a rating

Email address will not be published

Please note, all submissions are screened for content deemed appropriate by Land O'Lakes. Comments are published within 3 business days.
Thank you, your comment has been submitted for approval


Your friend thought you might be interested in Grilled 3-Cheese Fondue Bread Bowl

Latest Blog

Cranberry Swirl Sweet Rolls
November 24, 2015 by Mallory

One of my favorite parts of the Thanksgiving meal is my husband’s homemade cranberry sauce. It’s a tart and sweet sauce, with hints of orange zest and brown sugar. I always have him make twice the amount needed because I love having leftovers. This year, I decided that rather than serving it alongside leftover turkey and mashed potatoes, I was going to try something new. We still have guests lingering the day after Thanksgiving, so what better way to ease the turkey “hangover” than with homemade sweet rolls for breakfast? More ...

The Simple Rewards® Club is your personal online resource for exclusive offers and information. It’s also our way of saying “thank you” for trusting Land O’Lakes and inviting us into your home. Membership is free, so sign up today.

FREE Sign Up Includes:
  • Our Measuring Cup® Newsletter Preview »
  • Money-Saving and Exclusive Offers
  • Online Recipe Box

Already a Member? Sign In.


YES. Send me the Measuring Cup® Newsletter.
Cancel and Go Back

Forgot Your Password?

Please correct the items(s) in red below

    We'll email instructions to the address you used to register.

    Reset My Password Cancel and Go Back

    Confirmation Email Sent

    We've sent a confirmation email to the address associated with your account. Check your email and follow the link within 3 hours in order to complete the password reset process.


    Welcome Back!

    If you are already a member, please sign in.

    Not a Simple Rewards Member? Join Now. Forgot Your Password?

    Check Your Email

    Look for an email soon with instructions to reset your password.

    If you did not receive the email, please check your email junk folder (just in case) or contact us.

    Hi, I'm Becky. I'm eager to share my best ideas and favorite recipes from my 20+ years in the Land O'Lakes Test Kitchen. I'm also excited to help with any questions you have about cooking and baking with Land O Lakes® products. Some of the questions and answers will be published in our newsletter, The Measuring Cup®. Please use the short form below to ask your questions, or share your tip or memory.

    Please correct the item(s) in red below

    *These fields are required


    Your question has been submitted.

    Close Window