N. Y. Pushcart Onion Sauce

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 25 mins

Brings me right back to to NY. This is really great spooned over cooked hot dogs, but try it with other foods too, and watch how fast they disappear. This recipe is from Mr. Food.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a medium sized kettle, heat the oil over medium heat; add the onions and saute until golden and limp, about 7 minutes.
  2. Mix in the ketchup, then add the cinnamon, chili powder, hot pepper sauce and salt.
  3. Pour in the water and stir.
  4. Bring the mixture to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer, uncovered, for about 10 minutes or until the mixture is heated through.
Most Helpful

Yum! I talked to my sister and she told me she used to love this sauce over hot dogs. I really enjoyed it and actually used it in a vegetarian casserole. Thanks for posting!

Sharon123 May 05, 2011

This was my grandmother's favorite Mr. Food recipe, so I've been enjoying these since I was little. Last summer I made them (and TRIPLED the recipe because boy, we are onion lovers!) and put them in a small crockpot on the warm setting so they stayed hot throughout the meal. They are also excellent on burgers or cube steaks.

lynnief70 October 30, 2014

This was a terrific sauce...

armymom13 January 12, 2014