Chili Corndog Casserole – Gluten Free Recipe

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This easy Chili Corn Dog Casserole is the most guilt free way imaginable to satisfy your cravings for both chili and corndogs in a much lighter way. This zesty chili dish has small pieces of hotdogs thrown into the mix. Then it’s topped off with a cheddar polenta that combines the flavors of a corndog with the textural feeling of a shepherd’s pie. The chili recipe utilizes less meat and more hidden veggies making it a meal you can feel better about putting on the table. Visit my EZ Gluten Free blog at to see this recipe in print or for more gluten free recipes. All photographs in this video were taken be me. No other entity has been granted exclusive rights to use my photographs. The music used in this video is royalty Free Music used with permission under a Creative Commons license. Ingredients: • FOR THE CHILI: • 2 hotdogs, sliced into ½ inch pieces (make sure they are gluten free) • ½ lb lean ground beef • 1 large onion, diced • 1 small zucchini, grated • 1 carrot, peeled and grated • 2 serrano peppers, minced • 2 cloves garlic, minced • 16 ounce jar ChiChi’s mild salsa • 8 ounces water • 1 can red kidney beans, rinsed and drained • 2 tablespoons brown sugar • 2 tablespoons of chili powder • salt and pepper to taste • FOR THE POLENTA: • 2 cups water • 1 cup milk • 2 tablespoons butter • ½ teaspoon of salt • 1 cup instant polenta • 2 oz extra sharp cheddar For this recipe or more free healthy recipes, cooking tips and tutorials or go to

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  1. EZGlutenFree

    I? like that one. I’ll keep working in the kitchen as I continue seeking wisdom. Thanks for commenting Zen Teacher.

  2. Bert zenji

    Once one perfects the art of? cooking,wisdom will follow

  3. EZGlutenFree

    Thanks Lila, It was really good. Great for football? season.

  4. AsianCookingmadeEasy

    What a great dish! ? This looks amazing! 🙂

  5. EZGlutenFree

    Tortilla chips are incredible on top of chili. I have to use corn chips now because they are gluten free. The crunchy? texture and saltiness is just awesome.

  6. slolita1

    Ohhh? my! This looks beyond extraordinary, it looks so delicious! I think I will eat the whole casserole all by myself! I love chilli, I like to add tortilla chips on top of my chili, but the poleta looks amazing! The sour cream and green onions are a must in my chilli! Yum I have to try this soon, like very soon, maybe tomorrow 😀

  7. EZGlutenFree

    You’re right it would be awesome? for chilly days and the game day spread. Good call.

  8. Todd Pattison

    Perfect dish for the colder days of late Fall? and through out the Winter Months. Perfect game day food for all us Football fans Too !

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