Jalapeno Chili Cheese Dog

chili cheese dog
America, home of the free…and the brave…and the chili cheese hot dog lovers!!! All american holidays require good ol’ American grub and to me, that’s burgers and hot dogs!
chili cheese dog
But not just plain dogs with ketchup or mustard…fabulous dogs (like Kobe Beef Hot Dogs!) smothered in delicious chili and cheese with spicy jalapeño rings!
chili cheese dog
The topping ideas are endless…so get as creative as you want…
chili cheese dog

Jalapeño Chili Dog

Total Time: 20 mins
Cook Time: 20 mins

You need:
Hot dogs
1-2 fresh jalapeños
Grated cheddar cheese
Chopped onion

For Chili:
1-1.5 lbs of organic/grass fed ground beef
1 can of refried beans ( I love Annie’s organics)
1 big tbsp of tomato paste
1/4 cup water (if needed)
1 tbsp of onion powder
1 tbsp chili powder
1 tsp paprika
1 tsp kosher salt
1tsp black pepper

In a medium pot, break up and sauté ground beef till it’s no longer pink. Add beans and tomato paste. Combine well. Add seasoning and let simmer for 10 minutes. Top hot dogs with chili and all of your favorite toppings.

chili cheese dog
Chef notes:
* additional topping ideas… hot sauce, chopped tomato, hatch chilis, Fritos, crispy onions, ketchup, mustard, relish
chili cheese dog