Michigan Hot Dog Sauce

★★★★★ 3 Reviews
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By Jen Smallwood
from Tamarac, FL

My Mother's recipe for a spicy, tangy sauce for hot dogs, french fries or hamburgers...

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Yummy! We tried this on french fries like Jen suggested and this was a big hit in the Test Kitchen. This sauce will be just as good on a hot dog. Definitely make this for your next cookout.

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
serves 6-8
prep time 5 Min
cook time 2 Hr 20 Min
method Stove Top


  •   2
    small onions, chopped fine
  •   1 clove
    garlic, chopped fine
  •   1 1/2 lb
    hamburger - 80/20 mix
  •   1 can(s)
    tomato paste
  •   1 - 2 tsp
    chili powder
  •   1/2 tsp
    hot pepper, crushed red
  •   1 tsp
  •   2 tsp
    chili sauce
  •   2 c
  •   1
    chicken bouillon cube

How To Make

  • 1
    Use fry pan saute onions, garlic, and hamburger.
  • 2
    Cook together until hamburger is done, drain.
  • 3
    Then add tomato paste, chili powder, hot pepper, paprika, chili sauce, water and chicken bouillon cube.
  • 4
    Cook for 2 hours. Serve over warm, grilled hot dogs, or french fries,etc...