Chili Cheese Hot Dogs {Filling}
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 15 minutes
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Warm, delicious chili on top of a hot dog. Need I say more? Grab a fork!

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 1 - lb(s) ground beef
  • 1 - Tbsp minced onion
  • 1 - tsp garlic powder
  • 1 - 15 oz. can(s) black beans
  • 1 - 15 oz. can(s) tomato sauce
  • 2 - Tbsp chili powder
  • - Salt and pepper
  • 8 - hot dogs**
  • 8 - hot dog buns**
  • Garnish: - shredded cheddar cheese**
  • Side: - fruit**
  • Side: - potato chips**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Brown the ground beef in a saucepan with the minced onion and garlic powder. Drain, if needed, and return to saucepan.
  2. Open, drain, and rinse the black beans.
  3. Stir in the black beans, tomato sauce, chili powder, salt and pepper. Bring to bubbling.
  4. Cook the hot dogs. Assemble hot dogs with chili and shredded cheese.
  5. Serve Chili Cheese Hot Dogs with fruit and chips.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. Brown 2 lbs. of ground beef with the 2 Tbsp minced onion and 2 tsp garlic powder.
  2. Open, drain and rinse 2 cans of black beans.
  3. Open 2 cans of tomato sauce.

To each gallon-size plastic freezer baggie, add the following ingredients:

  • 1 lb. browned and cooled ground beef
  • Half of the canned black beans
  • Half of the canned tomato sauce
  • 2 Tbsp chili powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Remove as much air as possible and seal. Add label and freeze.

Freeze & Thaw Instructions

Put baggie in the freezer and freeze up to 6 months in fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw in the fridge overnight, or a warm bowl of water for about 20 minutes, before transferring to the skillet or saucepan for reheating. Add to hot dogs with shredded cheese.

Dairy-Free Modifications

Omit the cheese topping.

Gluten-Free Modifications

Recipe is gluten-free when served with gluten-free buns or without buns.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Chili Cheese Hot Dogs {Filling}

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw and reheat in skillet or saucepan.
Serve over hot dogs with shredded cheese garnish, and veggies.

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