What’s better than nachos and hotdogs? Featuring Nathan’s Famous® Skinless Beef Franks, this Deluxe Nacho Dog recipe is the best of both worlds. Combine your favorites to create the ultimate game-day snack.

Check out the recipe from Nathan’s Famous® below to get started.

Total Time Skill Level Servings
20 mins Beginner 4


Nathan’s Famous® Skinless Beef Franks 1 pkg(s)
Hot dog buns 1 pkg(s)
Shredded lettuce As needed
Diced tomato As needed
Diced red onion As needed
Jalapeño peppers As needed
Chives As needed
Cheese sauce As needed
Sour cream As needed


  1. Prep your veggies. Wash and dry all. If using a whole head of lettuce (such as iceberg), remove core, halve and quarter the head, then slice one wedge quarter into thin strips. If using romaine, slice off the bottom of the stalk, then slice leaves crosswise into strips. Dice the tomato and red onion. Remove the jalapeño stems then slice. Chop the chives. Famous Tip: Looking to really bring the heat? Slice up a jalapeño and toss all in a skillet on medium heat with a bit of olive oil and salt and pepper. Cook until slices start to blacken. Cooking them brings out an even deeper level of spice!
  2. Cook your hot dogs your favorite way. We suggest pan-fried with butter!
  3. Heat cheese sauce according to package directions.
  4. Assemble your dog! Nestle dog into the bun, then go to town on the toppings (just like you would a pile of nachos). Start with a generous amount of cheese sauce, spooned over the entire dog, then layer lettuce, tomatoes, onions and jalapeños. Add a large dollop of sour cream. Finish with a sprinkle of chives. Olé!

Tips to Stretch Your Dollar

Save your leftovers to make some tried-and-true nachos! Store your ingredients separately and when you’re ready to enjoy, melt them on top of your favorite chips for your next lunch or dinner.

In need of more inspiration for your next family meal? Smithfield Foods’ large portfolio of products, including Smithfield® Bacon, Nathan’s Famous® Beef Franks and Eckrich® Smoked Sausage, can meet your household’s needs for breakfast, lunch, dinner and even snack time. 

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