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Hot Dogs With Poblanos, Pepper Jack, and Tomatillo




2 tbsp olive oil
3 ea poblano chilies, cut into 1/2-inch wide strips
1 ea large onion, sliced
6 ea uncured hot dogs or flavored sausages
1 cup purchased salsa verde (tomatillo salsa)
1/2 cup chopped cilantro
6 ea hot dog buns
2 oz hot pepper Monterey Jack cheese, thinly sliced
Crumbled Cotija cheese or feta cheese


Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.  Add poblanos and onion; sprinkle with salt.  Sauté until chilies soften 10 to 12 minutes.  Transfer mixture to bowl.  Add hot dogs to same pan.  Add 1 cup water; cover.  Boil until heated through, 5 minutes.

Meanwhile, preheat broiler.  Combine salsa verde and cilantro in small bowl.

Place 1 hot dog in each bun; place on baking sheet.  Cover each with slices of cheese.  Broil until cheese melts, about 2 minutes.  Top with chili-onion mixture; then Cotija cheese and salsa.

(makes 6)


01/21/2011 - Posted by | Sandwich

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