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michigan hot dog sauce

(4 ratings)
Blue Ribbon Recipe by
Jen Smallwood
St. Cloud, FL

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

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Slightly sweet with a little bit of a kick, this hot dog sauce will take your hot dogs or french fries to the next level. It's thick and full of flavor. We think this will be a big hit with your family and friends.

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
(4 ratings)
yield 6 -8
prep time 5 Min
cook time 2 Hr 20 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For michigan hot dog sauce

  • 2
    small onions, chopped fine
  • 1 clove
    garlic, chopped fine
  • 1 1/2 lb
    hamburger - 80/20 mix
  • 1 can
    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 michigan hot dog sauce

  • Sauteeing onions and ground beef in a pan.
    Use a fry pan to saute onions, garlic, and hamburger.
  • Cooked until beef is browned.
    Cook together until hamburger is done; drain.
  • Remaining ingredients added to the beef.
    Then add tomato paste, chili powder, hot pepper, paprika, chili sauce, water, and chicken bouillon cube.
  • Simmering the sauce for two hours.
    Cook for 2 hours. Serve over warm, grilled hot dogs, french fries, etc.