Arkansas Cheese Dip Dog
Makes 12 to 16
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 cup finely diced yellow onion
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 cloves garlic, grated
  • 1 cup milk
  • 3 (4-ounce) cans Hatch diced green chiles
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 8 ounces processed cheese product, cubed
  • 8 ounces shredded Colby cheese
  • 2 tablespoons hot sauce
  • 12 to 16 hot dog franks, cooked according to package directions
  • Hot dog buns, tortilla chips, and jalapeño slices, to serve
  1. In a medium Dutch oven, heat oil over medium-high heat; add onion. Cook, stirring frequently, until onions are tender and starting to brown, 5 to 7 minutes. Reduce heat to medium, and add flour and garlic. Cook, stirring constantly, for 3 minutes. Slowly stir in milk, chiles, cumin, and chili powder; cook, stirring constantly, until thickened, 3 to 4 minutes more.
  2. Reduce heat to medium-low. Slowly sprinkle in cheese, stirring to incorporate after each addition. Add hot sauce, and stir to combine.
  3. Place franks in buns, and top with cheese dip. Serve with chips and jalapeño slices. Refrigerate any remaining cheese dip for up to 1 week.
Recipe by Taste of the South at