Jalapeno Cheese Dip Recipe

Turn your leftover hot dogs into an easy-to-make jalapeno cheese dip.

from The National Hot Dog and Sausage Council

Jalapeno Cheese Dip RecipePhoto Credit: The National Hot Dog and Sausage CouncilJalapeno Cheese Dip Recipe

Ingredients

  • ½ pound hot dogs, each cut in 4 pieces
  • 1 28-ounce can crushed tomatoes
  • 8 ounces sour cream
  • ½ cup chopped green onions (green tops included)

  • ¼ teaspoon red pepper sauce
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 cups shredded Cheddar Jack cheese with jalapeno peppers (8 ounces)
  • Dippers: tortilla chips and scoops


    How to make it 


  • 1

    Place hot dogs pieces in a food processor bowl fitted with the metal blade. Use a pulsing action to mince hot dogs.

  • 2

    In the slow cooker, stir together minced hot dogs, tomatoes, sour cream, onions, red pepper sauce and pepper. Cover and cook on the HIGH setting. 

  • 3

    Cook for about 1½ hours or until the sauce is steaming.

  • 4

    Slowly add cheese, ½ cup at a time, stirring constantly to ensure cheese melts after each addition.

  • 5

    Reduce heat to LOW.  Serve warm with tortilla chips or scoops. Yield 6 cups.

Want more hot dog ideas? Check out 6 Hot Dog Recipes (Plus: 2 Irresistible Dips).