Pigs in a Poncho
Total TimePrep: 25 min. Cook: 5 min./batch
- 8 hot dogs
- 1 can (16 ounces) refried beans
- 8 flour tortillas (10 inches)
- 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chiles
- 1 can (2-1/4 ounces) sliced ripe olives, drained
- 2 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese
- Oil for frying
- Sour cream and salsa, optional
- Heat hot dogs according to package directions. Spread beans over the center of each tortilla; layer with green chiles, olives and cheese. Place hot dog down center of tortilla. Fold bottom and sides of tortilla over filling and roll up; secure with a toothpick.
- In a deep skillet or electric skillet, heat 1 in. of oil to 375°. Fry wraps in batches, seam side down, until golden brown, 2-3 minutes on each side. Drain on paper towels. Discard toothpicks before serving. Serve with sour cream and salsa if desired.
Nutrition Facts1 serving (calculated without sour cream and salsa): 726 calories, 50g fat (14g saturated fat), 50mg cholesterol, 1494mg sodium, 48g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 5g fiber), 21g protein.
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Jul 1, 2017
Like another reviewer said, the fat, calorie and sodium content in just one of these is through the roof and a little on a ridiculous side and that's BEFORE adding the sour cream. However, there's a way to make these that are quite tasty and a little less scary, if you're health-conscious like I am. So my star rating is for the 'lightened up' version without downgrading the original. First, use hot dogs that have fewer calories and less fat. Secondly, use fat-free refried beans. Go EASY on the cheese and/or use reduced fat 4-cheese Mexican. And instead of deep-frying them, brush them lightly with your favorite oil and bake them in the oven until crunchy and brown. They can also be browned on a stovetop griddle or in a pan. They're super good without feeling too guilty for eating them.
May 31, 2017
No way would I feed my kids over 700 calories and basically 1400 mg of sodium in 1 meal. Get real, Taste of Home. Is anyone approving these recipes before publishing. Besides my kids wouldn't be satisfied with just one.
Mar 22, 2017
I left out the olives and my boys loved these for a quick lunch!