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Texas Hot Sauce

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"This is a Hot Dog Sauce perfected by me in 1955. It is a must at family picnics. To Serve: Grill hot dog, toast or steam bun. With hot dog in bun, spoon chopped onion over, 1 slice dill pickle, a good horseradish mustard, and a generous amount of Texas Hot Sauce. Enjoy."

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Original recipe makes 20 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    1 hr 30 mins

    1 hr 50 mins


  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onion and garlic and cook until soft.
  2. Stir in beef and pork and cook, stirring frequently until brown.
  3. Reduce heat to medium-low and stir in hot dogs. Saute for 3 to 4 minutes. Drain off any excess fat.
  4. Stir in the browning sauce, pepper, salt, tomato paste and water. Bring mixture to a boil. Lower heat and simmer for 1 hour, uncovered. Stir occasionally.
  5. Stir in the paprika, chili powder, cinnamon and parsley. Taste and adjust seasoning, if necessary. Simmer for 10 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool.
  6. Using a hand held mixer blend the bread crumbs into the sauce and it's ready to serve!
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Jan 25, 2004


May 01, 2009

Unlike Susannah, I found this Texas hot sauce to be very good. It's a good thing, because I made a triple batch. I froze it in several small freezer bags. Everybody in this house loves it.


6 Ratings

Jul 16, 2013

I did this because I live in Texas and it sounded so weird it HAD to be good-- bread crumbs in hot dog chili? I'm game. In the end, it was OK.... But I will probably not make it again. I used more of every seasoning than called for, except the cinnamon (as everyone likes it spicy in my house), used kosher hot dogs (as Jewish weenies are the best weenies), and used spicy pork sausage instead of ground pork. Even so, was a little bland, and heavy on the tomato and cinnamon... And I don't get the bread crumbs at all. I used them, but they just came out like soggy bread in chili (Which is what they are). Maybe that's because I make my own bread crumbs? So if you're thinking this is a weird but well-known regional thing, it's not as far as I know. This isn't very hot at all, so hot sauce is a bit of a misnomer. It was OK, though-- the main reason I tried it was to make a big batch of something cheap and quick for my kids and their friends, and they (being kids) loved it.


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  • Calories
  • 143 kcal
  • 7%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 9 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol
  • 19 mg
  • 6%
  • Fat
  • 9.3 g
  • 14%
  • Fiber
  • 1.4 g
  • 5%
  • Protein
  • 6.1 g
  • 12%
  • Sodium
  • 254 mg
  • 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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