Hot Dog Onion Sauce

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 20 mins

If you like the red onion sauce served on the hot dogs you get from the road side carts, you'll enjoy this easy to prepare sauce.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a medium skillet, heat oil over medium heat.
  2. Add onion slices.
  3. Saute about 7-10 minutes until golden& limp.
  4. Mix in the ketchup.
  5. Add the cinnamon, chili powder, garlic powder,hot pepper sauce& salt.
  6. Pour in water.
  7. Stir.
  8. Bring to a boil.
  9. Reduce heat and simmer uncovered about 10 minutes.


Most Helpful

Great! Thank you. I usually buy the Boars Head onion sauce and I forgot to pick it up last week. I tried a different recipe first and it came out like over buttered ketchup paste. I tried yours the following day and it was wonderful. I will never buy store bought again when I can make it at home. Absolutely terrific. Comparable to Boars Head.

Deby59 January 28, 2013

Great recipe. A perfect splash of New York hustle on my Hebrew National! I do suggest substituting a squirt of sriracha sauce for the hot sauce and salt. Hot, sweet and a little salty... Just the way I like my women.

DrPsyclone June 05, 2013

I made this after reading the great reviews. It turned out great! My husband said it was delicious.

chocolit30 February 09, 2013

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