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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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mother of 3 User ID: 1726536 237221
Reviewed Nov. 12, 2015

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

luigimon User ID: 1692040 210935
Reviewed Nov. 16, 2014

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

MY REVIEW User ID: 1774660 165644
Reviewed Aug. 15, 2014

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

Alice3 User ID: 5206989 144717
Reviewed Aug. 10, 2014

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

wandajgip User ID: 1777113 183878
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."

rebelwithoutaclue User ID: 4288906 167347
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."

zucchini lady User ID: 2608427 125574
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"

sgrantham User ID: 6249296 182713
Reviewed Jun. 21, 2014

"Love this! Our Favorite!"

cbenne12 User ID: 7424916 182712
Reviewed Nov. 29, 2013

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

marcuml User ID: 6378375 125572
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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