Hot Dog Chili

This homemade Hot Dog Chili recipe makes the perfect topping for summer hot dogs.
White bowl full of chili with a spoon sticking out. Two hot dogs in buns, covered with chili and shredded cheddar cheese. A small clear glass bowl with shredded cheddar cheese. All are on top of a square wooden cutting board on a white counter.

White bowl full of chili with a spoon sticking out. In the background is a hot dog in a bun, covered with chili and shredded cheddar cheese, and a small clear glass bowl with shredded cheddar cheese. All are on top of a square wooden cutting board on a white counter.

Hot Dog Chili

Course: Main Dish, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12 servings
Calories per Serving: 130
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Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 1 hr 10 mins
This homemade Hot Dog Chili recipe makes the perfect topping for summer hot dogs.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. cooked ground beef, from freezer, thawed
  • 3 onions, diced/chopped
  • 4 Tbsp mustard, yellow
  • 3 tsp sugar
  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • salt to taste

Instructions

  • Break hamburger meat into small pieces. You can use a meat grinder if you have one to make it a very fine consistency.
  • Place meat into a medium saucepan and add enough hot water to make a thick mixture as it cooks, stirring until smooth. Add remaining ingredients and cook over low heat for 1 hour.
  • If you need to thin the sauce you may use small amounts of water or beer as the mixture cooks.

Notes

This recipe freezes well.
Recipe Author: Mary Ann Kelley

White bowl full of chili with a spoon sticking out. Two hot dogs in buns, covered with chili and shredded cheddar cheese. A small clear glass bowl with shredded cheddar cheese. All are on top of a square wooden cutting board on a white counter; text Homemade Hot Dog Chili Menus4Moms


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Mary Ann Kelley has been creating meal plans online for over 15 years, first as part of TheHomeSchoolMom's cooking resources for busy moms and later on Menus4Moms, which has been highlighted by "Diner's Journal," The New York Times' Blog on Dining Out, and PBS Parents' "Kitchen Explorer."

Mary Ann loves cooking and she loves planning/organizing, so meal planning is a natural intersection of the two. She believes her mission for the meal plans is being fulfilled when visitors let her know that she has helped them save time and money by teaching them to plan ahead and become more efficient in the kitchen.

When Mary Ann is not cooking, she enjoys reading, researching genealogy, and traveling.

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