Open Face Chili Dog

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Recipe by gastroparesis

Made with 'second day chili' (everyone knows chili is best the second day) this is a delicious way to eat a chili dog in a new way! When I was a child we used to make hotdogs this way from time to time (especially when there were no hotdog buns in the house but we had hamburger buns) and I discovered one day that it is a perfect platform for a heaping helping of chili! Eaten with a fork, this is one chilidog that attempts to step onto the good china :)

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 6 hot dogs
  • 6 hamburger buns
  • 3 cups leftover chili
  • 34 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 12 cup diced onion

Directions

  1. Take the raw hotdogs and slice 2/3 of the way through every half an inch (not lengthwise but as if you were cutting it up and not cutting all the way through).
  2. Place hotdogs in pot and cook per directions on package, as they cook they will curl into circles.
  3. Re-heat chili.
  4. Place the now circular hotdogs on the bottom hamburger buns, fill the center with chili to overflowing.
  5. Sprinkle with cheese and onions, then place top bun upside down on top of the chili, top with a little more chili and cheese and enjoy!

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