Recipe courtesy of Jim's Drive In

Chili Hot Dog

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  • Level: Intermediate
  • Total: 4 hr 10 min (includes simmering time)
  • Active: 50 min
  • Yield: 8 servings
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8 hot dogs

8 English-style hot dog buns 

Chili, recipe follows

Slaw, recipe follows



Chopped onions 


10 pounds ground beef

12 cups tomato juice 

4 cups dehydrated onions 

1 cup chili powder 

2 tablespoons mustard 


1 head green cabbage

2 cups coleslaw dressing, such as Duke's


  1. In a skillet over medium heat, grill the hot dogs and toast the buns until golden. Dress the hot dogs with the Chili, Slaw, ketchup, mustard and chopped onions.


  1. In a large stockpot set over medium heat, add the beef, tomato juice, dehydrated onions, chili powder and mustard. Simmer for 3 hours.


  1. Place the cabbage in food processor and pulse to coarsely chop. Mix in the dressing and chill until ready for use.

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