Chili-Dog Chili

Chili-dog Chili Recipe

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Angie Dunham


I love chili-dogs, and this is a great way to have them without the bread (which I think just gets in the way of great chili!)


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30 Min
45 Min


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  • 1 lb
  • ·
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • ·
    hot chile oil
  • 1 medium
  • 2 clove
  • 6-8
    hotdogs (wimmers natural casing is best)
  • 3 can(s)
    mexican stewed tomatoes
  • 1 can(s)
    (large) crushed tomatoes
  • 1/2 bottle
    tomato vegetable juice
  • 1-2 can(s)
    chopped green chiles
  • 3 can(s)
    chili beans
  • 2 Tbsp
    chili powder
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 2 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 2 c
    shredded sharp cheddar cheese

How to Make Chili-Dog Chili


  1. Brown hamburger. Drain and put into large soup pot. Chop onion, saute in hot oils until translucent. Grate garlic cloves into pan for the last couple minutes of sauteing. Add to soup pot.
  2. Add more oils to pan, heat. Cut hotdogs into bite-sized pieces. Cook until well browned, add to soup pot.
  3. Empty stewed tomatoes into a bowl, cut into smaller bite-sized pieces with two table knives. Add to hot pan to de-glaze and reduce juices to half. Add to soup pot.
  4. Add beans, juice, crushed tomatoes, chiles and seasonings to soup pot. Stir and taste for any needed adjustments. Simmer 15-20 minutes. Top with 1/4 cup cheese to each bowl before serving.

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About Chili-Dog Chili

Course/Dish: Chili
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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