Easy Chili Cheese Dogs

  • Prep Time 10 MINS
  • Cook Time 22 MINS
  • Total Time 32 MINS
Serves: 8



  • 2 15 oz cans Ricos Gourmet Nacho Cheddar Cheese Sauce
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 15.5 oz can pinto beans
  • 8 hot dogs
  • 8 hot dogs buns
  • Optional: sour cream chives, Fritos


  • Heat the pinto beans in a small pot on medium low heat.
  • Heat the Ricos Gourmet Nacho Cheddar Cheese Sauce in a medium pot on medium heat for 10-15 minutes. When done heating, set aside about 1½ cups of cheese for topping.
  • Brown the ground beef in a pan.
  • At the same time, grill the hot dogs in a separate pan on medium heat for 5-7 minutes. [Time saving tip: Poke holes in the hot dogs with a fork and microwave them.]
  • Drain the beef and beans. Add to medium pot with cheese sauce. Stir to combine.
  • Place a hot dog in a bun and scoop beef mixture on top. [Tip: Use a taco holder to keep your hot dog buns upright.]
  • Add more cheese and desired toppings.