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Hot Dogs with Chili Beans

 Hot Dogs with Chili Beans
This was a recipe my mom used often when I was growing up. These hot dogs were a favorite summertime meal with potato salad and chips.
12 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Cook: 40 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 cup chopped onions, divided
  • 1 can (15 ounces) pinto beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup water
  • 4 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 12 hot dogs, heated
  • 12 hot dog buns, split
  • Shredded Colby or cheddar cheese

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, cook beef, garlic and 1/2 cup onion over medium
  • heat, until meat is no longer pink; drain. Stir in the beans, water,
  • chili powder, salt and pepper; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer,
  • uncovered, for 30 minutes.
  • Place hot dogs in buns. Top each with 1/4 cup chili bean mixture.
  • Serve with cheese and remaining onion. Yield: 12 servings.