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Hot Dog Chili

  • Author: Steve Gordon
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: Varies
  • Category: Side dish, beef
  • Method: Stove top
  • Cuisine: American, Southern


Quick and easy hot dog chili recipe. Great for hot dogs and hamburgers, or just chili dogs with cheese.



1-lb of Ground Beef
1/2 cup Water
3/4 teaspoon Salt
1/2 teaspoon Black Pepper
1 Tablespoon Chili Powder
1/4 cup Ketchup
1 teaspoon Sugar
1 teaspoon Apple Cider Vinegar


Place ground beef in sauce pot over Medium heat.
Crumble the beef as it begins to cook.
Cook beef until browned. Drain and discard any grease.
Add the water.
Add the salt.
Add the black pepper.
Add the chili powder
Add ketchup.
Stir and let simmer for about 20 minutes.
Add sugar.
Add vinegar.
Stir again and let cook until chili reaches desired thickness.

Keywords: hot dog chili, hamburger chili, chili dogs, chili powder, ketchup, north carolina style chili