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Chili Dogs

(1 Votes)
SERVES
6
COOK TIME
1 Hr

Ever had yourself an authentic, homemade chili dog? Well, now's your chance with this good-to-the-last-bite recipe! If you've ever thought that hot dogs by themselves were a little bland, then this chili dog recipe is sure to get your mouth watering with anticipation. By adding a few simple toppings, we've turned a simple hot dog into a sensation, perfect for summer or any time of year!

What You'll Need:
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided
  • 3/4 pound ground beef
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 pound hot dogs
  • 6 hot dog buns, split
What To Do:
  1. In a large saucepan, heat 2 tablespoons of oil over medium-high heat. Add ground beef and onions and cook 5 to 7 minutes or until no pink remains in beef and onions are tender.
     
  2. Reduce heat to low and add remaining ingredients except hot dogs and buns. Simmer 30 minutes.
     
  3. Meanwhile, heat remaining tablespoon of oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat and cook hot dogs to desired doneness.
     
  4. Place hot dogs in buns and top with ground beef mixture.
     
  5. Serve immediately with any remaining ground beef mixture on side.
     

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Why is Oregano used in the recipe? Have never have seen it in Mexican dishes. Thanks sounds like a great recipe, Of course I will leave it out.

It won't taste right if you take the oregano out. You would be surprised all the herbs and spices are in different ethnic recipes that we don't know about. I skip the step by not browning the raw ground beef and simmer it real low for 2 to 3 hours and it is delish! This is what coney dog restaurants do.

Why is oil necessary when ground beef is browned? There's enough grease &/or oil in it to begin with. Just a question, mind you. - cllM

The oil will help to start the ground beef browning as well as adding enough oil to cook the onions. If you prefer, please feel free to omit the 2 tablespoons oil. Thank you for your question and enjoy!

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