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Hot Dog Sauce

I was having company one day and looking for just the right sauce for hot dogs. I called Grandma, who shared this wonderful recipe.—Melissa Norris, Churubusco, Indiana
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    4 cups

Ingredients

  • 4 cups water
  • 1-1/2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 can (28 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Hot dogs, heated
  • Hot dog buns, split

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, bring water to a boil. Carefully crumble beef into water. Add onion. Boil until meat is no longer pink; drain. Add the tomato sauce, brown sugar, chili powder, salt and pepper. Simmer, uncovered, for 15 minutes or until heated through. Serve over hot dogs in buns.

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