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Coney Dogs

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Cook: 30 min.


24 servings

My mom and I always make these top dogs for get-togethers. Leftovers are no problem—there never are any! —Donna Sternthal, Sharpsville, Pennsylvania


  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 3 small onions, chopped
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 can (12 ounces) tomato paste
  • 5 teaspoons chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons rubbed sage
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 24 hot dogs, cooked
  • 24 hot dog buns
  • Shredded cheddar cheese, optional


  1. In a Dutch oven, cook beef and onions over medium heat until meat is no longer pink, breaking it into crumbles; drain. Stir in water, tomato paste and seasonings.
  2. Cover and simmer for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Serve over hot dogs on buns; sprinkle with cheese if desired.

Nutrition Facts

1 hot dog: 358 calories, 20g fat (8g saturated fat), 49mg cholesterol, 962mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 2g fiber), 17g protein.

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