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Beans-R-Boss Chili with Corn Dog Dumplings (Menu 19)
Corn Dog Dumplings
Assorted Bell Pepper Sticks with Blue Cheese Dip
This would be super for a tail gate party! It’s just like having your favorite corn dog (without the stick) on top of a hearty bowl of chili. 
Beans-R-Boss Chili
Calories: 166 (6% fat); Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Carbohydrate: 31g; Dietary Fiber: 9g; Protein: 8g; Sodium: 1241mg; Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 2 vegetable
Yield: 6 (1-cup) servings

1

(30-ounce) can chili beans

2

(14.5-ounce) cans chili ready diced tomatoes
1 teaspoon Splenda brown sugar granular    
Corn Dog Dumplings
Calories: 180 (16% fat); Fat: 3g; Cholesterol: 10mg; Carbohydrate: 30g; Dietary Fiber: 1g; Protein: 8g; Sodium: 707mg; Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 very lean meat
Yield: 6 (2-Dumplings per person) servings

1

(14-ounce) package fat-free hot dogs, sliced super thin (you will only use 4-hot dogs)

1

(8.5-ounce) box corn muffin mix
2 egg whites 1/3 cup water
Assorted Bell Pepper Sticks with Blue Cheese Dip
Calories: 42 (0% fat); Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 1mg; Carbohydrate: 10g; Dietary Fiber: 2g; Protein: 1g; Sodium: 184mg; Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 other carbohydrate
Yield: 6 (1/2-bell pepper and 1-1/2 tablespoons dressing) servings

1

large green bell pepper

1

large red bell pepper
1 large yellow bell pepper 1/2 cup fat-free blue cheese salad dressing

DIRECTIONS 

Set timer for 30 minutes to begin.

30 minutes before dinner, start making the Beans-R-Boss Chili. In a 12-inch non-stick skillet, on medium-high heat, bring to a low boil: 1 (30-oz) can chili beans, 2 (14.5-oz) cans chili ready diced tomatoes and 1-t Splenda brown sugar granular.
27 minutes before dinner, start making the Corn Dog Dumplings. On a cutting board, thinly slice 4-fat-free hot dogs, set aside.
In a medium bowl, make the dumpling batter; add 1 (8.5-oz) box corn muffin mix, 2-egg whites and 1/3-c water mix until well blended. Once you have the batter made stir in the thinly sliced 4-fat-free hot dogs.
20 minutes before dinner, add the Corn Dog Dumpling batter by heaping tablespoonfuls to the low-boiling chili. Reduce the heat to medium-low and cook covered for 15-minutes.
15 minutes before dinner, clean and cut into 1/2” wide bell pepper strips 1-large green bell pepper, 1-large red bell pepper and 1-large yellow bell pepper and arrange them on a plate around a small bowl filled with a 1/2-c fat-free blue cheese salad dressing to use as a dip. Place on the Assorted Bell Pepper Sticks with Blue Cheese Dip dinner table.
5 minutes before dinner, turn the heat off under the Beans-R-Boss Chili with Corn Dog Dumplings and let set until time for dinner.
1 minute before dinner, place the Beans-R-Boss Chili with Corn Dog Dumplings on a hot pad on the dinner table.
Supplies List
• Timer
• 12-inch non-stick skillet
• Cutting board
• Medium bowl
• Hot pad
• Tablespoon
• Knife
Grocery List
Fresh Fruits and Vegetables
11 large green bell pepper
1 large red bell pepper
1 large yellow bell pepper
Staple Items
1 (30-ounce) can chili beans
2 (14.5-ounce) cans chili ready diced tomatoes
Meats
1 (14-ounce) package fat-free hot dogs (you will only use 4-hotdogs)
Dairy
2 egg whites
Baking Items
1 (8.5-ounce) box corn muffin mix
1 box Splenda brown sugar granular (only 1-teaspoon needed)
Seasonings/Condiments
1 bottle fat-free blue cheese salad dressing (only 1/2-cup needed)