Hot Dog Chili
In Clarksburg, WV this is known as
"Jump for Joy Hot Dog Chili." This is a very thick
recipe and great on hot dogs.
Prep Time: 10 min.
Cooking Time: 2 - 3 hrs.
1/2 - cup onions,
2 - Tablespoons butter
2 - pounds ground
1-1/2 - teaspoons
a skillet, add butter and melt. Sauté the onions in the butter until clear.
Remove the onions and set aside.
Add the ground beef to the skillet and
the ground beef is brown, add back in the onions and
cook together for 5 minutes. You want to set the
slow cooker temperature to LOW.
Add in the ground beef and onions. Next,
add the chili powder, paprika, crushed red pepper,
garlic salt, kosher salt, and pepper.
In a slow
cooker, cover and cook the
hot dog chili for 4 - 6 hours. Stir frequently; you are looking for chili with a fine
Serve over hot dogs.
(To cook on the stove, add the
ingredients to the skillet and simmer cook for 2 to 3
Again, you want a fine texture.)
For this recipe, you will want to do a day or two
ahead. Before leaving
home, heat chili in microwave or in a saucepan.
Pour into a thermos to keep hot.
When the hot dogs are ready at your picnic or tailgate party, just
open the thermos and pour into a paper bowl and let everyone go to