All-Star Chili Dogs Recipe

All-Star Chili DogsPhoto Credit: The National Hot Dog and Sausage CouncilAll-Star Chili Dogs


  • Chili Sauce
  • 3/4 pound ground beef
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 8-ounce can tomato sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 8 hot dogs, cooked according to package directions
  • 8 hot dog buns, split and lightly toasted
  • Cheddar cheese, shredded, optional

    How to make it 

  • 1

    In a medium skillet, over medium heat, brown beef and onions, breaking up beef into small pieces. Drain fat from skillet. Reduce heat to low.

  • 2

    Stir in tomato, Worcestershire and hot pepper sauces, chili powder, salt and pepper and sugar. Simmer for about 10 to 12 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  • 3

    Place cooked hot dogs into toasted buns. Ladle 1/4 cup chili sauce over each hot dog. If desired, top with cheese.

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