Cheesy Rotel Dogs

This Cheesy Rotel Dogs recipe is a delightful twist on the classic hot dog. It combines the savory goodness of hot dogs with the zesty flavors of Rotel diced tomatoes and chilies, all topped off with a generous helping of melted cheddar cheese. It’s a simple yet flavorful dish that’s perfect for a quick meal or a fun snack.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

This recipe is perfect for those times when you’re craving a hearty and satisfying snack. It’s easy to make, requiring just a few simple ingredients and minimal prep time. The combination of hot dogs, Rotel tomatoes, and cheddar cheese creates a delicious flavor profile that’s sure to be a hit with both kids and adults. Whether you’re hosting a casual get-together or simply want to treat yourself to a tasty snack, these Cheesy Rotel Dogs are a fantastic choice.


  • 8 hot dogs
  • 8 hot dog buns
  • 1 (10 oz) can Rotel diced tomatoes with green chilies, drained
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese


  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Place the hot dogs in the buns and arrange them in a baking dish.
  3. Spoon the drained Rotel tomatoes over the hot dogs evenly.
  4. Top the hot dogs with the shredded cheddar cheese.
  5. Bake for 15-20 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cooking Time: 15-20 minutes
Total Time: 20-25 minutes
Servings: 8
Kcal: 380 per serving


These Cheesy Rotel Dogs are best enjoyed fresh out of the oven. However, if you happen to have leftovers, you can store them in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days. Simply reheat them in the oven or microwave before serving.

Recipe Tips

  • Feel free to customize this recipe by adding your favorite toppings, such as chopped onions, jalapeños, or a drizzle of hot sauce.
  • For a smoky flavor, consider grilling the hot dogs before assembling the dish.
  • If you prefer a spicier kick, opt for the “hot” variety of Rotel diced tomatoes with green chilies.

Enjoy your Cheesy Rotel Dogs as a delicious snack or a quick meal that’s bursting with flavor and satisfaction!

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