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Chipotle Chili Dogs Recipe

Chipotle Chili Dogs Recipe

Long live childhood favorites! "I created this recipe for the 125th anniversary of a small town in Minnesota. They have a medium spice level, and people of all ages love them.” —Barb Templin, Norwood, Minnesota
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 6 hot dogs
  • 1/2 pound ground beef
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 2-1/2 teaspoons minced chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
  • 3/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 6 hot dog buns, split
  • 3 tablespoons sour cream
  • 3 tablespoons salsa
  • 3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 green onions, chopped


  • 1. Cook hot dogs according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook the beef, onion and garlic over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Stir in the tomato sauce, chipotle peppers, chili powder, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 4-5 minutes or until flavors are blended.
  • 2. Place hot dogs in buns. Spoon chili over hot dogs. In a small bowl, combine sour cream and salsa; spoon over tops. Sprinkle with cheese and green onions. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 420 calories, 25 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 69 mg cholesterol, 1,096 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 20 g protein.