Hearty Hot Dog Soup Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Hearty Hot Dog Soup Recipe
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Hearty Hot Dog Soup

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"This hearty hot dog and corn soup is delightful, filling and oh so tasty and quick to make. All ingredient quantities can be modified to suit your own taste. Wonderful when served with any bread or tortillas."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    5 mins
  • COOK

    15 mins

    20 mins


  1. In a large saucepan combine frankfurters, corn, tomato paste, chili powder, cayenne, onion powder, salt, pepper, water and cheese. Cook over medium heat until frankfurters plump and cheese is melted.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Mar 16, 2009

I love this recipe. But I made a few modifactions; instead of cayenne I highly recommend either chipotle chili powder or a few chipotles in adobo [to taste; depending on the brand, really]. I also add 1/4 c diced bell pepper or a 4oz can green chilis, 1/2 t garlic powder AND a bit of fresh or jarred garlic; again to taste. And definetley use beef or even chicken broth boullion cubes.Disregard the salt requested in this recipe, the taste is much better with the salt from boullion.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Nov 28, 2012

This wasn't bad. I was out of corn, and I didn't have anything else I could throw in. I like the flavor of the soup, though. I had to use shredded cheddar cheese, and ketchup in place of the paste, but otherwise made as is. You'll have to crank the heat up to a low boil in order to properly melt the cheese. Then let it simmer for 5 - 10 minutes.

Aug 28, 2005

I made this for dinner tonight. It was good. Next time tho, I will decrease the amount of chili powder because the soup was too spicy for my children.

Mar 06, 2009

This really was a hearty soup. If you're feeding a large family like mine, you would need to double it. I served it with cornbread, and used cheddar cheese instead. Wouldn't be opposed to using parmesean cheese in place of it.

Jan 17, 2012

My family loved it! Never made nor heard of hot dog soup but it came out fantastic! The only negative response i got about it was how spicy it was. Otherwise a real hit.

Oct 02, 2011

My family didn't care for this:(

Feb 01, 2010

Easy enough so that my young daughter could help me make it. She's pretty picky when it comes to soups, but she really likes it! I used just a pinch of sea salt and instead of cayenne pepper, we used red pepper.

Sep 27, 2011

used cumin instead of chili powder


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  • Calories
  • 581 kcal
  • 29%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 33 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol
  • 83 mg
  • 28%
  • Fat
  • 41.4 g
  • 64%
  • Fiber
  • 4.7 g
  • 19%
  • Protein
  • 24.3 g
  • 49%
  • Sodium
  • 2926 mg
  • 117%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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