Fire up the grill and get your appetite ready. These protein packed chili dogs are bound to satisfy your taste buds while aiding your gains outside the gym!
Prep Time
~10 minutes
Cook Time
~30 minutes
Nutrition Facts
Number of Servings: 3 (1 serving = 2 hotdogs)
  • 531
  • 55
  • 44
  • 15
Notice: Eating the right diet for your goals may result in increased lean muscle and decreased bodyfat.


  • Chili Ingredients
  • 1 lb lean ground turkey breast
  • 8 oz no salt added tomato sauce
  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp crushed red pepper
  • ½ tsp salt
  • pinch cinnamon, optional
  • Hotdog Ingredients
  • 6 low fat turkey hotdogs*
  • 6 light hotdog rolls
  • optional toppings: mustard, cheese, homemade slaw

Cooking Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients from ground turkey breast through cinnamon in a pan over medium heat
  2. Cook for 3-4 minutes
  3. Reduce heat to medium/low and allow to simmer
  4. While chili is simmering
  5. Place hotdogs on a heat grilled and cook until desired temperature
  6. Grill rolls, if desired
  7. When hotdogs are done cooking, place into buns
  8. Evenly divide chili among 6 hotdogs
  9. Top with onion
  10. Enjoy!


*Ground beef or beef hotdogs would also work well here.

*Make this vegetarian/vegan friendly by using beans in place of ground turkey in the chili recipe and using your favorite tofurkey dog.

*You can make this into a Chili Cheese Dog by adding reduced fat cheddar cheese!

*You can make this low carb by leaving out the rolls. This will reduce your carbs by around 36g depending on brand.

*THIS chili recipe would also work well with this too!

Serving Suggestions

Makes 3 servings. 1 serving = 2 hotdogs