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Kids of all ages will have a hard time eating just one of these hot dogs. The tempting ground beef sauces makes them especially fun and flavorful.—Helen Thomas, Ravenswood, West Virginia
MAKES:
145 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 35 min. Cook: 30 min. + simmering
MAKES:
145 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 35 min. Cook: 30 min. + simmering

Ingredients

  • 10 pounds ground beef
  • 5 cups chopped onions
  • 2 medium green peppers, chopped
  • 1 gallon tomato juice
  • 1/2 gallon tomato paste
  • 2-1/2 cups chopped celery
  • 1/3 cup dried parsley flakes
  • 3 tablespoons salt
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 145 hot dogs and buns

Directions

In a large kettle, brown beef; drain. Add the next 11 ingredients; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 4 hours, stirring occasionally. Heat the hot dogs; place in buns and top each with about 1/4 cup sauce. Yield: 145 servings (about 8 quarts sauce).
Originally published as Picnic Hot Dogs in Taste of Home June/July 1996, p54

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 341 calories, 19g fat (7g saturated fat), 41mg cholesterol, 979mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 2g fiber), 15g protein.

  • 10 pounds ground beef
  • 5 cups chopped onions
  • 2 medium green peppers, chopped
  • 1 gallon tomato juice
  • 1/2 gallon tomato paste
  • 2-1/2 cups chopped celery
  • 1/3 cup dried parsley flakes
  • 3 tablespoons salt
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 145 hot dogs and buns
  1. In a large kettle, brown beef; drain. Add the next 11 ingredients; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 4 hours, stirring occasionally. Heat the hot dogs; place in buns and top each with about 1/4 cup sauce. Yield: 145 servings (about 8 quarts sauce).
Originally published as Picnic Hot Dogs in Taste of Home June/July 1996, p54

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