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Friday, May 3, 2013

Chili Cheese Dog Nachos

Sometimes, I like to think outside of the box. Wouldn't you agree that mealtimes can become so boring .... we fall into these habits where it seems like we're eating the same thing all the time. Right?! (Please, tell me it's not just me!)

One way I try to conquer that is by taking something I know my family likes and seeing if I can reinvent it so to speak. My Big Mac Salad and Cuban Medianoches Tacos, are just two of my more recent examples of reinvented recipes. Although there's nothing wrong with eating a burger .... the idea of making it into a salad - makes it new to my family - and I'm not hearing, "Burgers ... Again?" Not to mention when you call it something cool like "Big Mac Salad," you know the kids will want to eat it!

Anyways, this Chili Cheese Dog Nachos are one of those recipes! My kids love this recipe! It's quick to make and it's full of chili-dog flavor! I hope your family enjoys it as well! :)

chili cheese dog nachos





Chili Cheese Dog Nachos
Printable recipe
Yield: 6-8 servings

1 lb. ground beef
Salt and pepper to taste
1 small onion, diced
1 lb. hot dogs, diced
A few shakes of Worcestershire sauce
2 tbsp. chili powder
2 tsp. cumin
8 oz. tomato sauce
8 oz. can water (use the empty tomato sauce can)
Tortilla chips
6-8 oz. Cheddar cheese shredded
Green onions (optional)
Sour cream (optional)

In a skillet, brown and crumble the ground beef with salt, pepper, diced onion and the hot dogs until the beef is no longer pink. Drain if necessary. Add the Worcestershire sauce, chili powder, cumin, tomato sauce and water. Bring to a boil and then reduce heat to medium-low heat, stirring occasionally, until it reaches your desired consistency. (I like ours the consistency of Sloppy Joe's, but make yours how you like it). To serve, place the desired amount of tortilla chips on a plate. Top with the meat mixture, then the cheese. Add green onion and sour cream if desired.  

I hope you enjoy! Shared at these fun parties!

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16 comments:

  1. Looks great, Jamie! Will try it next week :-)

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  2. WOW! You DO think outside the box...this sounds like an amazing recipe! I would love to have some of your creativity. My hubby would love this. Thanks so much for sharing at Weekend Potluck. Enjoy a wonderful weekend.

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  3. Now that is my kinda snack! Great job :)

    Happy Blogging!
    Happy Valley Chow

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  4. My husband will love you for this one! He says mealtimes aren't boring enough, because I rarely, like never make the same recipe twice. I just love finding new stuff to try, and he's all "can we please eat the same things periodically?"
    His new request though is nachos.
    Thanks for sharing on Foodie Friday!

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  5. This is a really great idea! I think I might try it with my Coney sauce my guys love. A little different than chili dog sauce, but I think it would make a great nacho! Thanks for the inspiration and sharing at Church Supper. Have a blessed week & come back soon ~EMM

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  6. What a fun way to eat chili dogs! More festive than a bun...which I get very tired of. Thank you for linking, Jamie.

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  7. Oh yum, this looks so yummy! My family would love it!

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  8. Yum! I have a soft spot for nachos!And this looks like a fun twist

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  9. Great idea. Pinned.

    Consider yourself hugged,
    http://simpleesue.com/try-one-new-recipe-a-week-perfectly-peanut-butter-brownies/

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  10. Oh yummy the boys would love this!

    Stopping by from Ducks 'n a Row blog hop.

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  11. Sounds like a great party idea! Thanks for linking up at the Tried and True Party! http://rediscovermom.blogspot.com/2013/05/tried-and-true-recipes-11.html

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  12. This is a great idea! I know it would become a fast favorite at my home!

    Thanks for dropping it off at the In and out of the Kitchen link party! I ca't wait to see what you come up with next week!

    Cynthia at http://FeedingBIg.com

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  13. Hi Jamie,
    Thank you so much for sharing this awesome recipe with Full Plate Thursday. Hope you have a very special Mothers Day Weekend and come back soon!
    Miz Helen

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  14. So innovative! I have a toddler who'd love this! Thank you so much for linking up with me this week at Tasty Tuesdays! I’ve pinned this & shared it with my followers!

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  15. My favorite meals all on one plate. Thanks so much for sharing with Wednesday's Adorned From Above Blog Hop. We can't wait to see what you have for us this week. The party starts at 8:00PM tonight.
    Debi and Charly

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I love reading your comments. Thanks so much for taking the time to read and respond. :)

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