Game Time Chili Dogs

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 1 hr 25 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook: 1 hr 10 min
  • Yield: 8 servings
  • Nutrition Info
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Ingredients

1 tablespoon olive oil

3 cloves garlic, minced

2 stalks celery, diced

1 to 2 bell peppers, diced

1 jalapeno, seeded and diced

1 medium onion, diced

2 tablespoons chili powder

1 teaspoon ground cumin

1/4 teaspoon salt

Two 14 1/2-ounce cans petite cut diced tomatoes

One 15 1/2-ounce can red kidney beans

One 15-ounce can pinto beans

1 pound ground chicken

8 hot dogs (Bobby likes the ones from The Meat Hook in NYC, but any good-quality hot dogs will work)

8 whole wheat hot dog buns

1/4 cup shredded Cheddar

1/2 cup chopped scallions

Plain nonfat Greek-style yogurt, for garnish, optional

Directions

  1. Heat the oil in large nonstick saucepan over medium-high heat. Add the garlic, celery, bell peppers, jalapeno, onions, chili powder, cumin and salt. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the vegetables are tender, about 8 minutes.
  2. Add the tomatoes and beans and bring to a boil. Add the ground chicken. Reduce the heat and simmer, covered, stirring occasionally, until the flavors are blended and the chili begin to thicken, about 1 hour.
  3. Bring a pot of water to a low boil. Add the dogs and cook for 10 minutes. Remove from the heat and place each hot dog in a bun. Top with a generous serving of the chili. Garnish with the cheese and scallions and an optional dollop of Greek yogurt. 

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