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Chipotle Chili Cheese Dogs

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“From Better Homes and Gardens. An improvement on the chili cheese dog!”
8 hot dogs

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 slices bacon, finely chopped
  • 1 medium white onion, finely chopped, divided
  • 1 tablespoon minced jalapeno
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 chipotle chiles in adobo, chopped or 1 teaspoon ground dried chipotle powder
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 12 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 14 teaspoon salt
  • 8 ounces tomato sauce
  • 12 cup lager beer
  • 8 all-beef hot dogs, grilled
  • 8 hot dog buns
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese


  1. In skillet over medium heat, cook bacon and half of onion till bacon is crisp, about 5 minutes.
  2. Add jalapeno and garlic to skillet, cook 1 minute. Add ground beef; cook and stir 5 minutes breaking up chunks with side of spoon. Drain fat; Stir in seasonings, tomato sauce and beer. Bring to boil, reduce heat and simmer, stirring occasionally until thickened, about 10 minutes. Set aside, keep warm.
  3. Top grilled hot dogs with chili, cheese, and remaining chopped onion.

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