Chile Cheese Dogs

Something Extra
Summer 2014

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Chile Cheese Dog

Chile Cheese Dogs
2 tbsp. butter
1/3 cup minced fresh pasilla pepper
1/3 cup minced red bell pepper
1 serrano or jalapeño pepper, stemmed, seeded and minced
2 tbsp. flour
1 cup milk, plus additional if you prefer a thinner consistency
1/4 tsp. garlic salt
1/4 tsp. McCormick Perfect Pinch Mexican Seasoning
1 cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
8 hot dogs
8 hot dog buns, warmed

While great on hot dogs, this sauce is also perfect over an omelette, a burger, or as a dipper for tortilla chips or fries.

Prep: 15 minutes, Cook: about 8 minutes, Serves: 6 to 8  

1. Melt butter in a small saucepan over medium heat. Add peppers and cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

2. Stir in flour and cook for 1 minute more. Slowly stir in milk, cooking until mixture is smooth. Add seasonings and slowly stir in cheese and cook until melted.

3. Serve hot over hot dogs in buns.

Nutritional Information:
480 calories, 18 g protein, 30 g total fat (14 g sat.), 36 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 9 g sugar, 66 mg cholesterol, 1067 mg sodium, 13 points


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