All-american chili dog

Yield: 4 Servings

Measure Ingredient
½ pounds Ground beef
1 small Onion -- chopped
1 small Green pepper -- chopped
1 medium Clove garlic -- crushed
1 tablespoon Chili seasoning
1 can (16 oz) tomatoes -- crushed
1 tablespoon Tomato paste
⅛ teaspoon Ground red pepper
1 pack (16 oz) frankfurters (8)
8 Frankfurter rolls
½ cup (2 oz.) extra sharp cheddar
Cheese; shredded

In large skillet, over medium-high heat, saute beef 3 minutes, or until browned. Add onion, green pepper, garlic and chili seasoning; cook, stirring, 3 minutes longer. Stir in tomatoes and their juice, tomato paste, ground red pepper and 1 teaspoon salt; bring to boiling. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 10 minutes.

Prepare barbecue grill. With knife, score frankfurter crosswise about one third through. Grill, 6 inches from heat and turning occasionally, 5 minutes. Place rolls or grill to toast lightly.

Place frankfurters in rolls. Spoon some chili onto each frankfurter; sprinkle each with cheese. If desired, serve with potato chips.

Makes 4 servings.

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From: Ladies Home Journal- August 1991

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