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 Time 20 Minutes
Servings 6

Ingredient List

  • 1 can (15 to 15.5 oz) pinto beans, drained, rinsed
  • 1/2 cup from 1 bottle (9 oz) Old El Paso™ Mild Taco Sauce
  • 6 hot dog buns
  • 6 all-beef kosher hot dogs
  • 1 cup pico de gallo
  • 1 medium avocado, pitted, peeled, chopped
  • 1/2 cup from 1 bottle (9 oz) Old El Paso™ Creamy Queso Sauce
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;  Potassium 500mg;  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 Choice: 2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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