Just Right Hot Dog Chili

READY IN: 1hr 15mins
Recipe by 3KillerBs

I live hundreds of miles from the 2, best, hot dog chili's I know of -- from western PA's Brighton Hot Dog Shoppe chain and from a little stand in the parking lot at the Lowes in Rehoboth, DE. So here's my version of the perfect topping for those hot dogs. I think I got it Just Right. But if you want it hotter go ahead and use 2 more cans of tomatoes with green chilis instead of the regular diced tomatoes.

Top Review by Krista Smith

This recipe makes a TON and I have it loaded up in my freezer (kinda nice to have a whole meal in there!). It is 'just right' as far as the spice goes and I could actually have used a bit more spice. Perhaps some Tabasco next time?

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Brown the ground meats, making sure that they are finely crumbled, and drain off excess grease.
  2. Add all other ingredients. Bring to a boil then simmer, stirring occasionally, 1-2 hours or until flavors are well matured and any excess liquid has been reduced.
  3. Package and freeze in appropriate-sized portions for your household.

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