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Easy Chili Cheese Dogs Recipe

This Easy Chili Cheese Dogs recipe is great for large family gatherings and barbecues. Adults and kids alike will love crafting their own chili dog.

This post is sponsored by Ricos.

This easy chili cheese dog recipe has only a few ingredients that you can find at Walmart, including Ricos Cheese Sauce. Ricos Cheddar Cheese Sauces are perfect for hosting big events like backyard barbecues, family reunions, birthday parties, game day tailgates, and more!

Easy Chili Cheese Dogs Recipe

Ricos Condensed Cheddar Cheese, also available in 6 lb. 10 oz. size, has 50% more product once mixed, feeding more people and stretching your dollar. Ricos products are free of trans fat and hydrogenated oils. The sauces can be used for so much, just heat and eat!

Chili Dogs Ingredients

To make this chili cheese dog recipe, you will need the following ingredients (see the recipe card below for exact amounts):

  • Ground beef
  • Ricos Gourmet Nacho Cheddar Cheese Sauce
  • Pinto beans, canned
  • Hot dogs
  • Hot dog buns
  • Optional toppings: sour cream, chives, Fritos

Chili Cheese Dogs

How to Make Cheese Dogs

  1. Heat the pinto beans in a small pot on medium low heat.
  2. Heat the Ricos Gourmet Nacho Cheddar Cheese Sauce in a medium pot on medium heat for 10-15 minutes. When done heating, set aside about 1 1/2 cups of cheese for topping.
  3. Brown the ground beef in a pan.
  4. At the same time, grill the hot dogs in a separate pan on medium heat for 5-7 minutes . [Time saving tip: Poke holes in the hot dogs with a fork and microwave them.]
  5. Drain the beef and beans. Add to medium pot with cheese sauce. Stir to combine.
  6. Place a hot dog in a bun and scoop beef mixture on top. [Tip: Use a taco holder to keep your hot dog buns upright.]
  7. Add more cheese and desired toppings.

Cheesy Chili Dogs

 

What if I Don’t Have Enough Hot Dog Buns?

It’s a tale as old as time. The hot dog buns package doesn’t have the same number of hot dogs in the hot dog package. No worries, you can make this delicious chili dog casserole instead!

Easy Chili Cheese Dogs

Easy Chili Cheese Dogs

Yield: 8 Chili Dogs
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

Chili Cheese Dogs are perfect for backyard barbecues, family reunions, birthday parties, game day tailgates, and more!

Ingredients

  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 2 15 oz. cans Ricos Gourmet Nacho Cheddar Cheese Sauce
  • 1 15.5 oz. can pinto beans
  • 8 hot dogs
  • 8 hot dog buns
  • Optional: sour cream, chives, Fritos

Instructions

  1. Heat the pinto beans in a small pot on medium low heat.
  2. Heat the Ricos Gourmet Nacho Cheddar Cheese Sauce in a medium pot on medium heat for 10-15 minutes. When done heating, set aside about 1 1/2 cups of cheese for topping.
  3. Brown the ground beef in a pan.
  4. At the same time, grill the hot dogs in a separate pan on medium heat for 5-7 minutes . [Time saving tip: Poke holes in the hot dogs with a fork and microwave them.]
  5. Drain the beef and beans. Add to medium pot with cheese sauce. Stir to combine.
  6. Place a hot dog in a bun and scoop beef mixture on top. [Tip: Use a taco holder to keep your hot dog buns upright.]
  7. Add more cheese and desired toppings.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1 chili dog
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 785Total Fat: 48gSaturated Fat: 18gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 23gCholesterol: 138mgSodium: 1325mgCarbohydrates: 45gFiber: 5gSugar: 8gProtein: 43g

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Erlene

Thursday 26th of July 2018

These hot dogs look so good! The ones with the Fritos topping is awesome.

Alaina Bullock

Sunday 25th of February 2018

You had me at 'easy' and my husband at 'chili dogs'! He is pleading with me to make these tonight, lol. Can't wait to see how they turn out!

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