Essential Everyday Chili Cheese Dogs

Essential Everyday Chili Cheese Dogs

  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Serves: Makes 10 Servings


  • 1 - 15 ounce can Essential Everyday Pinto Beans undrained
  • 1/2 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 tablespoon Essential Everyday Chili Powder
  • 1 - 14.5 ounce can Essential Everyday Chili Ready Diced Tomatoes undrained
  • 10 Essential Everyday Beef Franks cooked
  • 10 hot dog buns
  • 1 cup Essential Everyday Fancy Shredded Mild Cheddar Cheese
  • 1/4 cup minced onion
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  • Prep:  Using a potato masher, mash beans and juice into fine pieces, but not a paste; set aside.


  • Combine:  In medium saucepan over medium heat, cook and crumble beef and chili powder until beef is no longer pink; drain.  Stir beans and undrained tomatoes into pan; bring to a simmer. 
  • Simmer 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until thickened.


  • Create:  Place cooked hot dogs into toasted buns; top with chili, cheese and onions.