Chipotle Chili Dogs

From Cooking with Paula Deen, Jul/Aug 2006

Chipotle Chili Dogs
  1. 1 pound ground chuck
  2. 1 onion, chopped
  3. 2 cloves garlic, minced
  4. 2 chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, minced
  5. 3 (8-ounce) cans tomato sauce
  6. 1 teaspoon chili powder
  7. 3/4 teaspoon salt
  8. 12 hot dogs
  9. 12 hot dog buns, buttered and toasted
  10. Shredded Cheddar cheese
  11. Chopped fresh onion
  12. Sauerkraut
  1. In a large saucepan, combine ground chuck, onion, garlic, and minced peppers. Cook over medium-high heat until beef is browned and crumbled; drain. Return beef mixture to saucepan; stir in tomato sauce, chili powder, and salt. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer, 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. Cook hot dogs according to package directions; place in prepared buns. Spoon chili over hot dogs. Top with cheese, onion, and sauerkraut. Serve immediately.
Makes 12 servings