Roasted Hot Dogs With Old-Time Beef Sauce. Listening To The Corduroy Suit.

Roasted Hot Dogs With Old-Time Beef Sauce


I know this is the time of year when most dogs are prepared on the grill, but I had to share this nifty technique for roasting franks in the oven. By splitting the center they cook evenly with a crisp exterior and moist center. Next time I’m going to put some cheese in them before baking.

This sauce reminds me of one that my mother used to prepare to put on hot dogs. It’s simply spiced and very easy to make. It gives the hot dogs a totally different taste experience from using the typical ball park condiments.

Roasted Hot Dogs With Old-Time Beef Sauce
Roasted Hot Dogs


10 hot dogs
10 hot dog buns
Old-Time Beef Sauce (recipe follows)


1. Preheat oven to 400℉.

2. Use a knife to make a lengthwise slice about half way through the hot dogs.

3. Place hot dogs on baking sheet.

4. Bake for 15 minutes until hot dog is starting to curl and brown.
Roasted Hot Dogs

5. Remove from oven, place hot dogs in buns and top with sauce.

Recipe from

Old-Time Beef Sauce


1/2 lb ground beef
1 medium onion, chopped
1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce
1 tablespoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce


1. In a large skillet, sauté ground beef and onion over medium heat, stirring often, until beef is browned. Add tomato sauce, chili powder, and Worcestershire sauce.

2. Bring mixture to a boil, lower heat, and simmer for 10 minutes.

Makes enough sauce for about 10 hot dogs

Recipe from Mr. Food Cooks Like Mama Cookbook
Roasted Hot Dogs With Old-Time Beef Sauce

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