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Chili Dog Chili Recipe

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Chili Dog with Chips
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This easy chili dog recipe makes about 16 to 20 servings. Top the chili dogs off with mustard and chopped onions, a little cheese, or use your favorite hot dog toppings.

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes


  • 3 to 4 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 lbs ground beef (or use half ground pork)
  • 2 medium garlic cloves, finely minced
  • 1/4 cup tomato paste
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cups beef broth
  • 5 Tbsp. chili powder
  • 6 Tbsp. corn meal or masa harina
  • 2 tsp. sugar
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1 bay leaves


Heat oil and saute garlic and onion until light golden, about 7 to 9 minutes. Add chili powder, sugar and cumin. Continue cooking, stirring constantly, for 2 minutes. 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. Discard bay leaf. Makes about 20 servings of hot dog chili on chili dogs. Hot dog chili recipe shared by MSCHILE

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 5 out of 5
Yummy!, Member Wonkey22

Only thing I would change is increase tomato paste to half-cup, and decrease the salt by half.

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