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Spanish Hot Dog Sauce

Whether you call it Coney sauce, chili sauce or Spanish Hot Dog Sauce, it's a cult favorite that takes you right back to your childhood. This restaurant-style hot dog sauce has the perfect amount of spice to top off your favorite dog!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
Course: Entree, Main Course
Cuisine: American
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Servings: 12
Calories: 241kcal
Author: Barbara

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds ground beef raw
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 1/4 cup diced onion
  • 2 cups ketchup
  • 4 1/2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 - 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 - 2 Tablespoons white vinegar

Instructions

  • In a large skillet, mix raw hamburger and water; add onion.
  • Heat until it comes to a simmer; add ketchup, chili powder and 1 teaspoon salt.
    Whether you call it Coney sauce, chili sauce or Spanish Hot Dog Sauce, it's a cult favorite that takes you right back to your childhood. This restaurant-style hot dog sauce has the perfect amount of spice to top off your favorite dog!
  • Simmer for 1 hour, stirring frequently. If the mixture becomes too dry, add more water, a little at a time.
    Whether you call it Coney sauce, chili sauce or Spanish Hot Dog Sauce, it's a cult favorite that takes you right back to your childhood. This restaurant-style hot dog sauce has the perfect amount of spice to top off your favorite dog!
  • Taste, and add up to another teaspoon salt.
  • Right before serving, stir in white vinegar, starting with 1 tablespoon and adding up to 1 additional tablespoon based on flavor.
    Whether you call it Coney sauce, chili sauce or Spanish Hot Dog Sauce, it's a cult favorite that takes you right back to your childhood. This restaurant-style hot dog sauce has the perfect amount of spice to top off your favorite dog!

Notes

  • If desired, use dehydrated chopped onions in place of fresh, chopped onions.
  • If you prefer a looser, wetter chili hot dog sauce, add more water while simmering.
  • Add salt to taste, starting with 1 teaspoon and going up to 2 teaspoons. 
  • White vinegar gives a nice little tang to these copycat B&K root beer Spanish sauce recipe.  Start with 1 tablespoon and add up to 2 tablespoons total of white vinegar based on your taste buds!
  • For a classic Coney dog recipe, try this version!

Nutrition

Calories: 241kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 54mg | Sodium: 1008mg | Potassium: 350mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 428IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 22mg | Iron: 2mg