Chili Cheese Dog Nachos are one of the recipes that just sound delicious! Of course, kids will rave over these, and adults will like them too!
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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! 🙂
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Chili Cheese Dog Nachos
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!
- 1 pound ground beef
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 1 small onion, diced
- 1 pound hot dogs, diced
- A few shakes of Worcestershire sauce
- 2 tablespoons chili powder
- 2 teaspoons cumin
- 8 ounces tomato sauce
- 8 ounces can water (use the empty tomato sauce can)
- Tortilla chips
- 6-8 ounces 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.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 583Total Fat: 48gSaturated Fat: 20gCholesterol: 125mgSodium: 1141mgFiber: 2gSugar: 2gProtein: 31g
Originally published on May 3, 2013. Updated on April 22, 2021.
Looks great, Jamie! Will try it next week 🙂
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.
Now that is my kinda snack! Great job 🙂
Happy Valley Chow
This sounds great!
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!
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
What a fun way to eat chili dogs! More festive than a bun…which I get very tired of. Thank you for linking, Jamie.
Oh yum, this looks so yummy! My family would love it!
Yum! I have a soft spot for nachos!And this looks like a fun twist
Great idea. Pinned.
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Alexis AKA MOM
Oh yummy the boys would love this!
Stopping by from Ducks 'n a Row blog hop.
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
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
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!
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!
Debi and Charly @ Adorned From Above
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