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  • Writer's pictureKanning Kathy

Coney Island Beef Chili Dogs

You can do a lot more with this Dog Sauce than use it on hotdogs. It would be great over fries, a baked potato, or even gasp, eaten alone. So, don't feel like you're stuck just making a Coney Island Beef Chili Dog, you can make a lot more with it! But, we're not totally sure

why you'd want to.

Serves: 1


1 2 ounce beef frankfurter

1 regular hot dog roll

3 Tablespoons Coney Island Sauce - recipe below

1 Tablespoon white onion, chopped

1/2 Tablespoon mild cheddar cheese, shredded

Coney Island Chili Dog Sauce


1 pound ground chuck or ground beef

1 six ounce can tomato paste

1 cup water

1 Tablespoon sugar

1 Tablespoon prepared yellow mustard

1 Tablespoon onion, dried and minced

2 teaspoons chili powder

1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

1 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon celery seed

1/2 heaping teaspoon ground cumin

1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

Making the Coney Island Chili Dog Sauce:


  • Brown the ground chuck in a 2 quart saucepan, breaking meat into very small pieces.

  • While cooking, lightly season meat with salt and pepper.

  • Do not drain the fat.

  • Add the tomato paste, water, sugar, yellow mustard, onion, chili powder, and Worcestershire sauce.

  • Simmer for 30-45 minutes, uncovered, until it thickens.

  • Stir occasionally.

  • Allow to cool, cover, and refrigerate until time to slather on your frankfurter.

Cooking your frankfurter


  • In a 2 quart saucepan, bring water to a rolling boil.

  • Removing the saucepan from the heat, add frankfurter to the water.

  • Cover and let sit about 10 minutes.

  • After the frankfurter is done, microwave the chili dog sauce until steaming.

  • Microwave hot dog roll for 10 seconds to warm.


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