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Sloppy Joe Dogs Recipe

Sloppy Joe Dogs Recipe

There are so many different ways to top a hot dog, but this tasty sloppy joe version beats them all. ‐Kimberly Wallace, Dennison, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 15 min. YIELD:16 servings


  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 2 celery ribs, chopped
  • 1 small green pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed tomato soup, undiluted
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon prepared mustard
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • DOGS:
  • 16 hot dogs
  • 16 hot dog buns, split
  • Warmed process cheese sauce and grilled onions, optional


  • 1. In a Dutch oven, cook the beef, celery, green pepper and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Stir in the tomato soup, brown sugar, ketchup, vinegar, mustard, Worcestershire sauce, pepper, salt and garlic powder; heat through.
  • 2. Grill hot dogs, covered, over medium heat for 6-10 minutes or until heated through, turning occasionally. Serve on buns. Top each with 1/4 cup beef mixture. Top with warmed process cheese sauce and grilled onions if desired. Yield: 16 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 422 calories, 23g fat (9g saturated fat), 68mg cholesterol, 959mg sodium, 31g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 1g fiber), 22g protein

Reviews for Sloppy Joe Dogs

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Reviewed Nov. 12, 2015

"My DH wasn't wild about it. He enjoys a simpler recipe."

Reviewed Nov. 16, 2014

"Good stuff! Used it for sloppy joes as well, hence the name! We will make this again!"

Reviewed Aug. 15, 2014

"Where I'm from this is just hot dog sauce. Will try this one though. Maybe skip the cheese."

Reviewed Aug. 10, 2014

"Where I'm from this is a hot dog with chili....yum!!"

Reviewed Aug. 9, 2014

"This is excellent! I added teaspoon chili powder and 15 oz can tomato soup. Such a quick and tasty recipe to put on hamburger buns also."

Reviewed Aug. 9, 2014

"Made with Sabret Hot Dogs. Only one supermarket down here in the Big Bend carry them and they sell out fast. Wonderful Sloppy Joe recipe. Better than anything I had as a kid! I did the grilled onions and don't think you should leave them out."

Reviewed Aug. 9, 2014

"I made this to take to a picnic where there was going to be hot dogs..boy, did this ever go over with a bang!!! came home with an empty dish..and request for the recipe..very tasty"

Reviewed Jun. 21, 2014

"Love this! Our Favorite!"

Reviewed Nov. 29, 2013

"I never thought I would find a sloppy joe recipe that is better than my mom's, but I did!"

Reviewed Jul. 31, 2012

"I made this for my husband about a month ago. I did omit the brown sugar. He loved this recipe and requested it again tonight. You can't go wrong with these delicious hot dogs!"

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