Ultimate Chilli Cheese Hot Dogs


Ultimate Chilli Cheese Hot Dogs


2 tbsp olive oil

250g mince meat

50g kidney beans

Salt and pepper

2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce

1 onion, chopped

4 cloves garlic, chopped finely

1 tbsp chili powder

1 tin of passata

8 large frankfurter hot dogs

2 tbsp butter

1 tbsp hot sauce

8 large hot dog buns, slightly toasted

2 cups shredded Cheddar Cheese


  1. Heat the oil in a frying pan over a medium heat and add the mince, salt and pepper.
  2. Once the meat has browned, add the kidney beans, Worcester sauce, onion, garlic, chilli powder and fry until the meat has cooked through and the onions are soft.
  3. Add passata to the pan and add extra Worcester or chilli powder if you feel it needs it, let the pan simmer on a low heat for approximately 20 minutes until the sauce thickens.
  4. In the meantime boil the frankfurter hot dogs according to the instructions, (or for approximately 10 minutes)  
  5. Add the hot dog buns to the oven on a low heat.
  6. Drain the water and return the hot dogs to the hot pan with the butter, hot sauce and salt and pepper to taste. Score the hot dog casings and allow to simmer for 5 minutes or until the casings start becoming crispy.
  7. Remove the buns from the oven, score down the middle and place the hot dogs inside. Top with chilli and cheese.
  8. Put the bun back in the oven for 2 minutes or until the cheese has melted, serve and enjoy!

 TOP TIP: Add some jalapeños for that extra kick

Products Used

MasterClass 15cm Ceramic Chefs Knife

MasterClass Ceramic Non-Stick Eco 28cm Fry Pan

 KitchenCraft Beech Wood 40cm Spoon

MasterClass 24.5cm Four Sided Box Grater

Chicago Metallic Non-Stick Roasting Pan with Rack