Tex-Mex Hot Dogs

Tex-Mex Hot Dogs

Every dish can enjoy a Tex-Mex twist, even hot dogs! It's all in the toppings for this Tex-Mex Hot Dogs recipe. Use Old El Paso™ Mild Taco Sauce mixed with pinto beans, fresh pico de gallo, avocado and Old El Paso™ Creamy Queso Sauce. Frankly, franks and beans have never tasted as good as in this easy hot dog recipe.
Prep 20 Minutes
Total 20 Minutes
Servings 6

Ingredient List

  • 1 can (15 to 15.5 oz) pinto beans, drained, rinsed
  • 1/2 cup Old El Paso™ Mild Taco Sauce (from 9-oz bottle)
  • 6 hot dog buns
  • 6 all-beef kosher hot dogs
  • 1 cup pico de gallo
  • 1 medium avocado, pitted, peeled, chopped
  • 1/2 cup Old El Paso™ Creamy Queso Sauce (from 9-oz bottle)
Recipe Continues Below


  1. Heat gas or charcoal grill to medium.
  2. In 1-quart saucepan, cook and stir pinto beans and taco sauce over medium-low heat 2 to 4 minutes or until hot. Remove from heat; keep warm.
  3. Place hot dog buns and hot dogs on grill over medium heat. Cook buns, uncovered, 30 seconds to 1 minute or until lightly browned. Transfer to serving platter. Cook hot dogs, uncovered, 5 to 7 minutes, turning frequently, until hot and lightly charred in spots.
  4. Place hot dogs in hot dog buns; top with beans, pico de gallo, avocado and creamy queso sauce.

Expert Tips

  • We used mild taco sauce for this recipe, but if you prefer a little more heat on your Tex-Mex Hot Dogs, you can substitute Old El Paso™ Medium Taco Sauce.
  • We tested this recipe with kosher hot dogs, which contain no pork, but you can substitute with your favorite hot dog.
  • Pickled jalapeño slices would also make a nice topping for this Tex-Mex Hot Dogs recipe.


1 Hot Dog Calories 400 (Calories from Fat 180); Total Fat 20g (Saturated Fat 6g, Trans Fat 1g); Cholesterol 25mg; Sodium 1080mg; Total Carbohydrate 40g (Dietary Fiber 5g, Sugars 5g); Protein 13g
% Daily Value: Vitamin A 4%; Vitamin C 8%; Calcium 10%; Iron 15%;
Exchanges: 1/2 Starch, 2 Other Carbohydrate, 1/2 Vegetable, 1/2 Very Lean Meat, 1 High-Fat Meat, 2 1/2 Fat
Carbohydrate Choices: 2.5

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