Party Chili Dog Sauce with Ground Beef

Chili Dog with Chips
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    45 mins

This easy chili dog recipe makes about 16 to 20 servings, perfect for a party or big game day gathering, and it takes just 30 minutes to cook.

Top the chili dogs off with mustard and chopped onions, a little cheese, or use your favorite hot dog toppings.

Put the sauce in a slow cooker to keep warm; serve right from the cooker with bowls of various toppings and napkins for guests.

What You'll Need

How to Make It

  1. Heat oil and saute garlic and onion until light golden, about 7 to 9 minutes.
  2. Add chili powder, sugar and cumin. Continue cooking, stirring constantly, for 2 minutes.
  3. Add ground beef and cook, stirring, until evenly browned. Stir in remaining ingredients; reduce heat to low and simmer until very thick, 15 to 20 minutes.
  4. Discard bay leaf.