1tablespoonbrown sugar substituteor 2 tablespoons regular brown sugar
1cuptomato or pasta saucesee notes
1can15 oz chili beans in chili sauce
3/4cupreduced fat cheddar cheeseshredded
Cilantrochopped for topping (optional)
Diced onion for toppingoptional
Brown the ground beef, garlic, 1/2 cup of the onion and the jalapeno pepper in large frying pan over medium high heat until very soft and tender. Drain off any fat from the pan.
Add the chili powder, cumin, brown sugar, salt, Worcestershire, tomato sauce and beans. Bring to a boil, lower heat and simmer for 15 minutes.
Arrange hot dogs on the bottom of a baking dish. Cover with chili, scatter with cheese and top with remaining diced onion.
Bake at 400 F until hot and bubbling, 15 to 20 minutes.
Serve with chopped onion and cilantro if desired.
f jalapeno peppers are too hot for you, substitute a 1/2 cup diced green bell pepper.Feel free to use plain tomato sauce or pasta sauce. I used Prego's Marketplace Roasted Garlic pasta sauce in my recipe.Nutrition information calculated using myfitnesspal is provided as a courtesy, but will vary depending on the specific brands of ingredients you use. Please consult with your doctor regarding specific health needs.