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hot dogs in red basket with chili and cheese on top

Hot Dog Chili

This hot dog chili is a bit different from traditional chili - it has a finer texture and a sweeter flavor. It's perfect served over hot dogs with some shredded cheddar and chopped onion.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword grilling recipes, summer recipes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 108kcal


  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • ½ cup beef broth
  • 8 ounces tomato sauce
  • ½ cup ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon cumin


  • Add the beef and beef broth to a deep skillet over medium heat and use a fork to break the meat into small pieces, smashing the meat with the fork to create a finer texture than a traditional ground meat.
  • Add the remaining ingredients to the skillet with the beef and bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer and cook for 20 minutes or until chili has thickened to your liking.
  • Serve over hot dogs.



Nutrition information is based on chili only. 
Serve over hot dogs or french fries. 
Store tightly covered in the refrigerator for up to 5 days. 


Serving: 1 | Calories: 108kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 35mg | Sodium: 686mg | Potassium: 369mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 496IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 2mg