Cheesy Chili Dogs

Smoked cocktail sausages, chili and cheese dip swirl together on bratwurst buns in this flavor-packed meal.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 15 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

1
package (1 lb) cocktail-size smoked link sausages, each cut into 3 pieces
1
can (15 oz) or box (14.3 oz) chili without beans
1/3
cup chopped celery
1/2
cup cheese dip (from 15-oz jar)
2
tablespoons buffalo wing sauce (from 12-oz jar)
8
bratwurst buns, split
1
medium tomato, chopped (3/4 cup)

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In large bowl, mix all ingredients except buns and tomato. Cover; refrigerate up to 3 days.
  • 2 To make 1 chili dog, in small microwavable bowl, microwave about 1/2 cup sausage mixture, loosely covered, on High about 1 minute, stirring once halfway through heating, until hot. Spoon sausage mixture into bun; sprinkle with heaping tablespoon tomato.
  • 1 In large bowl, mix all ingredients except buns and tomato. Cover; refrigerate up to 3 days.
  • 2 To make 1 chili dog, in small microwavable bowl, microwave about 1/2 cup sausage mixture, loosely covered, on High about 1 minute, stirring once halfway through heating, until hot. Spoon sausage mixture into bun; sprinkle with heaping tablespoon tomato.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

If you have 1 pound of regular-size hot dogs on hand, cut them into 1-inch pieces and use them instead of the small sausages in this recipe. Old El Paso® taco sauce or salsa can be used in place of the buffalo wing sauce.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
380
(
Calories from Fat
200),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
22g
22%
(Saturated Fat
8g,
8%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
45mg
45%;
Sodium
1120mg
1120%;
Total Carbohydrate
30g
30%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
15g
15%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.