Hot Dog Chili

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 16
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 50.0
  • Total Fat: 1.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 18.4 mg
  • Sodium: 121.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 2.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.2 g
  • Protein: 5.6 g

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This basic chili can be used on hot dogs, hamburgers, beans, etc. 1 serving = 1 ounce This basic chili can be used on hot dogs, hamburgers, beans, etc. 1 serving = 1 ounce
Number of Servings: 16


    1 lb ground chuck
    1/4 cup chopped onion
    1/2 cup ketchup
    1 tblsp chili powder
    1 tsp garlic powder
    1/4 tsp ground cumin
    1/2 cup water


Brown ground chuck in a frying pan then drain well
Return cooked ground chuck to frying pan over medium heat
Add chopped onion, ketchup and seasonings
Add water and bring all to boiling, reduce heat and cover
Allow to simmer at least 15 mins, but longer is better
Continue to add just enough water to keep chili from sticking
When ready to use, remove cover and allow any extra water to cook off until desired consistancy is reached. Don't allow to dry completely out.

One serving = 1 ounce or about 2 tablespoons

Number of Servings: 16

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user NEZAB24.

TAGS:  Beef/Pork |

Member Ratings For This Recipe

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    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    My family has been making a spicier version of this since the 50s. We call it taxes hot sauce. We put it on hot dogs, actually white coney dogs/snappy grillers, and fish snadwiches. Dh and I also put it on veggie burgers. It also works with tortillas as a quasidilla or taco. - 1/23/10

    Reply from NEZAB24 (1/28/10)
    Yes, this is an old family recipe too. I just had to format it to get the calories for it...figured I might as well share it.

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    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This sounds yummy!! I am going to try it tomorrow night!! - 1/18/10

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    Yummy. - 10/6/18

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    DELICIOUS!! Reminds me of my mom's chili when I was little. Will definitely make again. Thanks! - 7/4/17

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    Very Good
    I added a few drops of Tabasco and some white beans. Thanks for sharing! - 6/5/17