Crock Pot Spicy Chili Dog Sauce and Grilled Hot Dogs

Spicy Chili Dog Sauce and grilled hot dogs
As summer comes to a boil here in Sunny Florida we are always looking for ways to not overheat our homes and enjoy our days.  These Grilled Hot Dogs are smothered in a  TASTY slightly Spicy Chili Dog Sauce  , with Sharp Cheddar ,  and Vidalia Onions .  This lovely Spicy but not overly hot Chili Dog Sauce ; is easily made in your crock pot overnight — or during the day when you are enjoying your Summer Family Time.

Ingredients needed

1/2 to 3/4 pound  ground beef lean ground beef
1 small onion minced
9 ounces  of tomato paste
12 ounces of tomato sauce
1 quarts water
3 tablespoons Hot Sauce
1 tablespoon garlic powder
1 tablespoons chili powder
1 tablespoon white vinegar
1 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/2 teaspoons cumin
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
Dash of Worcestershire sauce

Other ingredients needed

  • Deli style Hot Dog Buns
  • Diced Vidalia onions
  • Beef Hot Dogs, grilled
  • grated cheddar cheese


In a skillet brown lean ground beef till it is completely done, and longer has any pink uncooked areas. Break up in small pieces with spatula . Drain if needed.

In large Crock Pot add tomato paste , sauce , water, hot sauce ,garlic powder, chili powder, white vinegar , cumin , black pepper and salt. Once you have added the other ingredients you will now add ground beef, and a dash of Worcestershire sauce .

Cover and cook in crock pot overnight (8 hours) on low.

Notes –   If the sauce is not the desired thickness you may add 1-2 tablespoons of cornstarch if needed.


Place grilled Hot Dogs on Deli style bun , spoon Spicy Chili Dog Sauce over hot dogs , add diced onions.




  1. Chili Dogs are a favorite of mine and your sauce looks wonderful! Your place at our table is very special and thanks so much for sharing your wonderful food with all of us at Full Plate Thursday. Hope you have a fantastic week and come back real soon!
    Miz Helen


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