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GRILLED CHILI CHEESE JALAPENO DOGS

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON TRAEGER

This dog is a meal in and of itself. Grilled hot dogs are loaded with a spiced homemade chili, hit with a little wood-fired heat and generously topped with cheddar cheese, onions, and jalapeños.

PREP TIME

20 Mins

COOK TIME

4 Hrs.

FEEDS

8

DIFFICULTY

Easy

INGREDIENTS

For the Recipe:
5 PoundGround beef
2 Tsp.
Kosher salt
2 Large
Onions, diced
2 CansChipotle peppers in adobo sauce
1/2 CupChili powder
3 Tbsp.Cumin powder
6 ClovesGarlic, minced
3Jalapeño pepper, deseeded and minced
1 Can(28 oz) Diced or Crushed tomatoes
4 CupsChicken stock
1 Tbsp.Dark chili powder
1 Tbsp.Ground cinnamon
To TasteSalt and Pepper
12Hot dogs
2Limes, juiced
2(1.55 oz) Hershey's Milk Chocolate
12Hot dog buns
4 CupsShredded cheddar cheese
1White onion, chopped
2 Tbsp.
Thinly sliced jalapeño, optional

DIRECTIONS

  • When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature to 350°F and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.
  • Heat a large Dutch oven on the stove top over medium-high heat. Cook the ground beef until browned and cooked through. Add all chili ingredients, minus the chocolate and limes, to the Dutch oven. NOTE: If a milder spice level is desired, omit jalapeños.
  • Place Dutch oven inside the grill and cook for 4 hours stirring every hour. Add more liquid as needed if it begins to look dry.
  • Remove Dutch oven from grill and increase Traeger temperature to 500° and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.
  • Grill the hot dogs for 8 to 10 minutes.
  • While the hot dogs are cooking, finish chili with juice of 2 limes and chocolate.
  • Pull the hot dogs off and assemble the chili dogs with cheese and sprinkle onions on top. Garnish with sliced jalapeño, if desired. Enjoy!

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