Betty's Husband Rick Makes Cincinnati Style Hot Dogs -- 4th of July

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Jul. 01, 2013

In this video Betty's husband, Rick, demonstrates how to make a classic Cincinnati chili hot dog. Using canned chili sauce makes it super easy and quick to whip up a crowd-pleasing batch of dogs for not much money.


Chili sauce 1 Can (10 oz) (Cincinnati chili sauce)
Yellow mustard To Taste
Onion 1 Large , chopped finely (yellow, white, or purple)
Shredded cheddar cheese 150 Gram (as needed)
Hot dog 4 (preferably all beef)
Hot dog buns 4



1. In a large pan, pour sufficient water to cover the dogs and bring to a boil.

2. Reduce heat to a simmer, and place hot dogs in it. Cook for about 10 minutes.

3. Steam the buns in the last few minutes if desired.

4. Place a dog in each bun and apply mustard to taste.

5. Spoon chili sauce over each dog, followed by chopped onions and a mound of shredded cheddar.


6. Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 480Calories from Fat 260

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 29 g44.6%

Saturated Fat 14 g70%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 1322 mg55.08%

Total Carbohydrates 34 g11.3%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12%

Sugars 7 g

Protein 19 g38%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet