Chili Dogs Recipe
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Chili Dogs Recipe

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I got the recipe for the hearty sauce more than 20 years ago from an aunt who lived in Chicago. We love it at home or on a picnic.—Linda Rainey, Monahans, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 cup tomato juice
  • 1 can (6 ounces) tomato paste
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 8 hot dogs
  • 8 hot dog buns, split
  • Chopped onion and shredded cheddar cheese, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 390 calories, 21 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 53 mg cholesterol, 1,184 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 20 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, cook beef and garlic over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Stir in the tomato juice, tomato paste, chili powder, pepper sauce, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 20 minutes. Keep hot until serving.
  2. Grill or broil hot dogs until heated through. Place on buns; top with chili. Sprinkle with onion and cheese if desired. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Chili Dogs in Taste of Home August/September 1995, p11

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 390 calories, 21 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 53 mg cholesterol, 1,184 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 20 g protein.

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Reviewed Feb. 15, 2013

First time making a chili dog and this recipe was both easy and delicious!!!

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Reviewed Aug. 2, 2010

This is close enough to my Mom's recipe to give this 5 stars. I haven't had them in a long time since I saw what all is in a hot dog and I miss them something terrible! I grew up on these. I could eat 4 of them. We didn't put cheese on ours but HAD to have onions.

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Reviewed Jun. 25, 2010
i like to eat healthy so this has to many calories and carb. for me
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Reviewed May. 25, 2008

This is a little too much tomato paste for me, I cut it down to 1/2 can..Tastes much better to us.

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