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Hot Dog Onion Sauce

Top your game day dogs with this sweet and spicy onion sauce
Hot Dog


Every hot dog you cook this tailgate season will be dramatically improved by the addition of this addictive onion sauce.

This recipe is courtesy of Food.com.


  • 2 Tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 medium onions, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 Cup ketchup
  • 1 Pinch of ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 Teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/8 Teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 Teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1/2 Cup water


Heat oil in a skillet set over medium-high heat. Add the onion and cook for about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until soft and golden. Stir in the ketchup, cinnamon, chili powder, garlic powder, hot sauce, and salt. Pour in the water, stir into the onion mixture, and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer uncovered for 10 minutes. Serve on top of your favorite hot dogs.