Thursday, January 16, 2014

hot dog stew

I love recipes that are simple, delicious, and relatively low in fat and calories, especially if they are warm and filling at the same time.  I'm sure that comes as no surprise to you.  This blog is full of hearty soups and stews, simply because I can't get enough of them!

I discovered this particular recipe a long time ago in a Taste of Home book, and it instantly appealed to me.  I love hot dogs, and it just seemed like the perfect campfire recipe to whip up on a chilly night.

I was right.  :)

It takes only about 10 minutes to prepare from start to finish, and oooooh is it good (at least for a hot dog lover like me).  Plus, by using "lite" ingredients, you can slash the fat and calories, turning it into a pretty light-on-your-hips meal.  It's like Beanie Weenie...only healthy!

Hot Dog Stew
Taste of Home Light and Tasty 2003
  • 14 oz. package reduced-fat hot dogs, cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 11 1/2 oz. can condensed bean and bacon soup, undiluted
  • 10 3/4 oz. can reduced-fat reduced-sodium condensed tomato soup, undiluted
  • 15 oz. can pork and beans
  • 1 t. chili powder
  • 1 t. dried minced onion
  • 1/4 t. pepper
  • 1/4 t. liquid smoke
  • 2/3 cup fat-free evaporated milk

In a large nonstick skillet, brown hot dogs over medium heat.  Add the next seven ingredients.  Cover and cook over low heat until heated through.  Stir in milk; heat through.

Nutrition: 275 cal, 6 g. fat (2 g. sat fat), 36 mg. cholesterol, 1,605 mg. sodium, 37 g. carbs, 7 g. fiber, 20 g. protein


  1. Hot dogs and bean do go together so well.

    happy weekend,

  2. I agree! It's always been a favorite of mine!


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