These Budget Friendly Chili Dog Recipes are delicious, cheesy, easy to make, and will have your family coming back for more!
Did we mention that they are kid friendly too? They make the perfect last minute dinner when you haven't had time to plan anything else.
Most of these recipes use easy pantry and refrigerator ingredients that you can keep on hand when you need an emergency dinner idea for your hungry family.
HOW TO MAKE DELICIOUS BUDGET FRIENDLY CHILI DOG RECIPES
You're in luck because these recipes are so easy to make and take minimal budget friendly ingredients. Definitely a bonus if you are trying to get as much food for your family as you can on a limited budget.
I suggest buying hot dogs in bulk if at all possible. Then you can break them down into portions that your family will be able to eat in one sitting and freeze the rest in the freezer.
If you are able, making a big batch of homemade chili and freezing it is a great way to have dinner on the table after a quick defrost during the week.
Pair those two ingredients with a few extras and you can easily make chili dogs 5 different ways to keep your family excited about, you guessed it... chili dogs for dinner again.
1. CHILI CHEESE DOG BAKE
From My Incredible Recipes :: Click HERE for the RECIPE If you need an easy, cheesy, budget friendly dinner recipe then you are really going to LOVE this. It seriously only takes minutes of prep time, you put it all in the oven and in just 18 minutes dinner is ready -- and it's SO good too.
2. OVEN BAKED CHILI CHEESE DOGS
From LIFE IN THE LOFT HOUSE :: Click HERE for the RECIPE This recipe for Oven Baked Chili Dogs is so delicious and would be a great idea for a summer potluck or some game day food. They are a yummy alternative to regular hot dogs!
3. TATER TOT CHILI DOG CASSEROLE
From THE SALTY MARSHMALLOW :: Click HERE for the RECIPE Tater Tot Chili Dog Casserole is a cheesy, savory, and fun new twist on tater tot casserole and chili dogs! This casserole is easy to make with leftover or canned chili!
4. 15-MINUTE CONEY SAUCE RECIPE
From THE ANTHONY KITCHEN :: Click HERE for the RECIPE A quick-fix coney sauce recipe featuring ground beef, ketchup and the perfect mix of spices.
5. LOW CARB / KETO CHILI DOG BAKE
From SCATTERED THOUGHTS OF A CRAFTY MOM :: Click HERE for the RECIPE Have you ditched the carbs and sugar in your diet? If so, don’t worry! You can stay on your Keto plan and still enjoy a delicious Chili Dog with this Low Carb Chili Dog Casserole.
6. CHILI CHEESE DOG BAKE
From CENTSLESS DEALS :: Click HERE for the RECIPE Ever have one of those little hot dogs wrapped in biscuit dough that everyone secretly loves? Well, how about a hot dog casserole made with biscuit dough that tastes just like it?
7. CHILI CHEESE CASSEROLE WITH CHEESE FRIES
From 4 SONS R US :: Click HERE for the RECIPE When life get’s busy, we could all use a bit of easy, comfort food to pick us up. This Chili Dog Casserole with Cheese Fries doesn’t ever disappoint, whatever the day- or your schedule- may have in mind.
8. QUICK HOT DOG CHILI SAUCE
From SPEND WITH PENNIES :: Click HERE for the RECIPE A zesty beanless chili in about 15 minutes, this recipe has ground beef, tomato sauce, and seasonings for the perfect topper!
9. CHILI DOG BISCUIT CASSEROLE
From THE SALTY MARSHMALLOW :: Click HERE for the RECIPE The American classic chili cheese dog turned into an easy weeknight casserole! This dish is full of flavor and makes a fun dinner the whole family will love.
10. CROCK POT CHILI CHEESE DOGS
From THE COUNTRY COOK :: Click HERE for the RECIPE So easy and delicious thanks to a mixture of store-bought chili, cheese sauce and hot dogs.