Baked Fontina Cheese Dip - Savory baked fontina, delicious blend of cheese, olive oil and herbs, paired with french baguettes for a perfect quick appetizer that's sure to be a favorite!
Author: Melanie - Gather for Bread
1 1/2poundsItalian Fontina cheeserind removed and diced
1/4cupgood quality olive oil
6garlic clovesthinly sliced
1tablespoonminced fresh thyme leaves
1teaspoonminced fresh rosemary leaves
1teaspoonfreshly ground black pepper
1crusty French baguette
Preheat the broiler and position the oven rack 5 inches from the heat.
Add the cubes of Fontina evenly in a 12-inch cast-iron pan. Drizzle olive oil over the cheese cubes. Sprinkle the garlic, thyme, and rosemary over the cheese and olive oil. Sprinkle with the salt and pepper.
Place the pan under the broiler for 6 minutes. Broil until the cheese is melted and bubbling and starts to slightly brown.
Serve the baked Fontina hot out of the oven. Serve in the cast-iron pan with crusty bread cubes or slices for dipping.