10-Minute Hot Dog Chili Sauce Recipe: The Ultimate Hot Dog Topping by 30Seconds Food

10-Minute Hot Dog Chili Sauce Recipe: The Ultimate Hot Dog Topping

Ready to meet your new favorite hot dog topping? Hot dog chili has a finer texture than a regular bowl of chili. This easy hot dog chili recipe will be ready to ladle on those dogs in about 10 minutes. We think you need to make this for the big game!

The hot dog chili sauce is made with ground beef, onion, tomato sauce, mustard, chili powder, garlic powder, onion powder, brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce and beef broth. All the simple ingredients are simmered on the stovetop for about 10 minutes.

Serve this quick ground beef hot dog chili beside a slow cooker full of wieners and a basket of hot dog buns. Set out all your favorite hot dog toppings (yellow mustard, pickle relish, chopped onions, shredded cheese, sliced jalapenos, etc.) and let your guests build their own hot dogs. How fun! 

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Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

Servings: 12


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Recipe Notes

  • This recipe can easily be doubled for your tailgating and football parties.
  • Try this recipe with ground turkey or ground chicken.
  • Store the hot dog chili in an airtight container in the fridge for up to three days.

Here's how to make it: 

  1. Brown the ground beef and onion in a skillet, breaking it up into very small pieces (you could use a potato masher).
  2. Add the remaining ingredients. Simmer for about 10 minutes. 

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories: 146

Total Fat: 1.2g

Saturated Fat: 0.3g

Cholesterol: 7mg

Sodium: 656mg

Total Carbohydrate: 29.2g

Dietary Fiber: 2.8g

Total Sugars: 19.7g

Protein: 6.2g

Vitamin: D 0mcg

Calcium: 60mg

Iron: 3mg

Potassium: 465mg

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Donna John
Yum! Nothing like a good chili dog. I use my potato masher all the time to break up my ground beef. Great tip!
Elisa Schmitz
I wouldn't have thought to make the chili less chunky but it makes perfect sense for this purpose, thank you! #yum
Sameera Ahmed
Can you substitute the Worcestershire sauce for soy sauce?
Donna John
Well, you could, but soy sauce is a lot saltier than Worcestershire sauce, so you may want to use less.

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