Best Ever Chili Dog Recipe

This is the BEST EVER CHILI DOG Recipe, topped with the best ever chili. It simply doesn't get more heart warming than this! The perfect comfort food recipe!

This is the BEST EVER CHILI DOG recipe, topped with the best ever chili. It simply doesn’t get more heart warming than this for a comfort food recipe!

This is the BEST EVER CHILI DOG Recipe, topped with the best ever chili. It simply doesn't get more heart warming than this! The perfect comfort food recipe!

Sometimes I have to laugh at this job I have. Don’t get me wrong, I’m SUPER grateful that this passion of mine has turned into a career. I seriously wake up every day excited to figure out what’s next. But some days, I have to laugh that I’m literally taking pictures of Chili Dogs and posting them on the internet, trying to make them look pretty. Chili dogs aren’t the prettiest thing, you know. But…this is the job. (If you’re looking for our other favorite chilis, be sure to check out our favorite White Chicken Chili as well as this Best Chili Recipe!)This is the BEST EVER CHILI DOG Recipe, topped with the best ever chili. It simply doesn't get more heart warming than this! The perfect comfort food recipe! This is the BEST EVER CHILI DOG Recipe, topped with the best ever chili. It simply doesn't get more heart warming than this! The perfect comfort food recipe!

No matter what I did to make them look beautiful, they still look like…Chili Dogs. But trust me, this recipe makes the BEST EVER CHILI DOG. There’s really nothing too high tech about them, they’re just delicious. The ultimate comfort food. Perfect for a quick dinner, game day tailgating, and easy to make for a crowd. Pretty? No. Amazingly crave worthy? YES.

This is the BEST EVER CHILI DOG Recipe, topped with the best ever chili. It simply doesn't get more heart warming than this! The perfect comfort food recipe! This is the BEST EVER CHILI DOG Recipe, topped with the best ever chili. It simply doesn't get more heart warming than this! The perfect comfort food recipe!

So what makes these the Best Ever Chili Dogs? THE CHILI! My mom’s famous Chili recipe is the ULTIMATE topper for hot dogs. Oh and add a TON of cheese. The more cheese the better!

This is the BEST EVER CHILI DOG Recipe, topped with the best ever chili. It simply doesn't get more heart warming than this! The perfect comfort food recipe!This is the BEST EVER CHILI DOG Recipe, topped with the best ever chili. It simply doesn't get more heart warming than this! The perfect comfort food recipe!

So yeah, let’s all laugh that I actually did a photo set up and put my camera on a tripod, then attempted to make the best ever chili dog recipe look beautiful.

Trust me that their sloppy appearance only makes them taste better. These are the type of Best Ever Chili Dogs that require a fork.

This is the BEST EVER CHILI DOG Recipe, topped with the best ever chili. It simply doesn't get more heart warming than this! The perfect comfort food recipe!

Enjoy!

Serves 8

Best Ever Chili Dog Recipe

5 minPrep Time

30 minCook Time

35 minTotal Time

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Ingredients

  • 8 hot dog buns
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil (or spray)
  • 8 bun length hot dogs
  • 2 cups of chili (Click HERE for my favorite EASY Chili Recipe!)
  • 2 1/2 cups shredded Mexican Blend Cheese, divided
  • 1/2 cup yellow onion, chopped (optional)
  • 1/2 cup freshly chopped cilantro (optional)
  • ketchup and mustard to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375
  2. Place olive oil in a large non-stick skillet or griddle over medium-high heat.
  3. Place hot dog buns, inside side down, on skillet just long enough to toast the buns.
  4. Place hot dog buns on a baking sheet with high sides or casserole dish. Sprinkle onions, cilantro, and desired amount of ketchup and mustard into each bun. Sprinkle with 1/2 cup cheese.
  5. Place a hot dog into each bun.
  6. Top the hot dogs and buns generously with chili and then top with the remaining 2 cups cheese.
  7. Cover with foil and bake for 30 minutes.
  8. To make them even toastier, you can remove foil and broil for another 3-4 minutes, being careful not to burn the buns.
  9. Allow to cool at least 5 minutes before serving.
  10. Enjoy!
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Calories
193 cal
Fat
12 g
Carbs
11 g
Protein
11 g


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Gerry @ Foodness Gracious
Thank you oh glorious internet provider for giving me the means to see these heavenly dogs!!
Linda
That is exactly how we made chili dogs for 6 people. I loved the crispy edges of he buns and dogs that got singed. This brought back some good memories and maybe inspired a new meal for me! Wishes for tasty dishes, Linda
Justine | Cooking and Beer
You are seriously my favorite for posting recipes like this. <3
Michelle @ Blackberry Babe
PERFECT football party food! LOVE!
Mary Ann McCrary
You do know that doctors are saying that hotdogs are the worst thing you can feed anyone
Deb A
Yes! These are the best chili dogs I have come across! Perfect for game day!
Holly @ 3 Yummy Tummies
Only you can make a hotdog pic look beautiful! Great game day recipe!
Davey
These chili dogs look delicious can't wait to try them btw you are one pretty young lady have a nice day.
Walter
Last time I tried making these, all that chili and cheese topping acted as an insulator and the hot dogs never got hot. The buns started drying out. Ended up microwaving them to heat up the hot dog.
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