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Keto Chili Cheese Dog Casserole

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This keto chili cheese dog casserole takes me back to the ball field!

Ketogenic Chili Cheese Dog Recipe With Ground Beef Hot Dogs Homemade Chili and Cheese Baked

Sometimes I miss the little things. I practically grew up on the baseball field which means I knew my way around the concession stand! There are some things I don’t miss and can’t believe I loved, like Pixi Sticks, ugh! One thing I did grow to love after years on the diamond was the all-American hot dog!

The hot dogs at my brother’s games were okay, but they led me down a road of trying different hot dog toppings and famous hot dogs from around the country. Did you know that almost every major city has some version of the hot dog they are famous for? Well, that may be exaggerating a little but I love me some Chicago and New York style hot dogs.

This dish is inspired by my go-to dog, the chili dog. I didn’t make coleslaw for this one, but I plan to when I have more time. I have been so busy lately that just getting dinner on the table is a great accomplishment, but if you have the time, and you enjoy homemade coleslaw go ahead and smother this dish in it. Trust me, your taste buds will thank you.

This is also an excellent meal for introducing your family to a low-carb high-fat lifestyle because everyone loves hot dogs!

Low Carb High Fat Keto Chili Cheese Dog Casserole. Ground beef, hot dogs, homemade chili, and cheese baked to perfection.

Keto Chili Cheese Dog Casserole:

Yield: 10 Servings

Keto Chili Cheese Dog Casserole

Keto Chili Cheese Hot Dog Casserole in a large soup mug with a spoon

This recipe is a household favorite! The chili cheese dog without the bun is perfect for all seasons. This is one low carb recipe your kids will beg for.

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 lb Ground Beef
  • 10 Hot Dogs
  • 1 Cup Shredded Cheddar Cheese
  • 1/2 Yellow Onion
  • 1 Cup Low Carb Tomato Sauce
  • 2 Tbsp Low Carb Tomato Paste
  • 2 Tbsp Worcestershire Sauce
  • 4 tsp Stevia (optional)
  • 2 tsp Chili Powder
  • 2 tsp Salt (divided)
  • 1/2 tsp Ground Cumin
  • 1/4 tsp Black Pepper

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400
  2. Brown ground beef over med high heat and add 1 tsp of salt to meat while cooking.
  3. Mix all spices in a small bowl along with tomato sauce and paste
  4. Once ground beef is done drain and set aside add hot dogs to the pan and lightly brown
  5. Remove hot dogs from heat and cut when cooled
  6. In a large bowl (or baking dish) mix ground beef, hot dogs, onion and tomato mixture and mix until well combined.
  7. Pour all ingredients into a 9X13 baking dish and top with cheese.
  8. Bake for 20 minutes.

Nutrition Information:

Yield: 10 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 462Total Fat: 34gSaturated Fat: 14gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 15gCholesterol: 120mgSodium: 1198mgNet Carbohydrates: 3gFiber: 1gSugar: 3gProtein: 33g
Chili Cheese Casserole Keto Diet

If you would like to make your chili a little more, runny add 1/2 cup of water.

Note: I have been doing most of my shopping at Walmart lately, and the lowest carb tomato products I have found are the Wild Oats organic brand, which is what I used for this recipe. You may be able to find lower carb options so make sure you update your nutrition data to reflect the difference!

Low Carb High Fat Keto Chili Cheese Dog Casserole. Ground beef, hot dogs, homemade chili, and cheese baked to perfection.

As you know, my family doesn’t care for spices so be sure to add more cumin and chili powder if you like it hot!

Low Carb High Fat Keto Chili Cheese Dog Casserole. Ground beef, hot dogs, homemade chili, and cheese baked to perfection.

Want more fat? Add more cheese!

Keto Chili Cheese Hot Dog Casserole

Don’t forget to try this with coleslaw if you want the full ballpark experience!

Nutrition Information for Keto Chili Cheese Dog Casserole:

This is for 1 serving (makes 10)

Calories: 424
Total Fat: 34g
Cholesterol: 89mg
Sodium: 1097mg
Potassium: 292mg
Carbohydrates: 6g – 1g Fiber = 5 NET CARBS
Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugars: 4g
Protein: 24g

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Lisa

Wednesday 11th of December 2019

Love this recipe - it’s a new favorite! Weirdly enough, I was inspired one day to serve it over open-face hot dogs (complete with buns and ketchup), then sprinkle more cheese on top, which I then melted in the microwave. Wow!! A lot of food (very filling, and ate it with a fork) and super tasty! Thanks for this awesome recipe!

Susi Killinger

Wednesday 26th of September 2018

What brand of hot dogs are you using?

ketosizeme

Wednesday 26th of September 2018

My favorite brand is Applegate.

Taylor

Friday 14th of September 2018

Just put this in the oven and I already know it's going to be great! Hubby is gonna eat his over pork rinds. He hasn't been this excited for a meal all week!! Thanks!

Lori

Monday 28th of May 2018

A fantastic recipe..Have made this many times... love it☺️

Kim

Sunday 18th of February 2018

Yum! I cut he recipe in half and put it in my crockpot on low for a few hours. This is so easy and my husband's new favorite meal!

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