Rating: 4 stars
17 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 9
  • 4 star values: 2
  • 3 star values: 4
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 1

A can of soda adds sweetness to the homemade sauce in this recipe. Use this delightful sauce to top grilled hot dogs or most any grilled meat.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


Recipe Summary

15 mins
45 mins
10 mins
5 mins
1 hr 15 mins
8 hot dogs and 4 cups sauce


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Instructions Checklist
  • For sauce, in medium saucepan cook and stir onion and garlic in hot butter over medium heat about 10 minutes until onions are tender. Add all ingredients except hot dogs, buns, and toppers. Reduce heat. Simmer, covered, 15 minutes. Cook, uncovered, until sauce begins to thicken, 20 to 30 minutes. Remove from heat. Cool sauce 10 minutes.

  • Puree sauce in pan with immersion blender, or transfer to a blender jar, cover, and blend until smooth.

  • Meanwhile, on charcoal grill cook hot dogs on rack directly over medium coals for 5 to 7 minutes or until heated through.(For gas grill, heat grill. Reduce heat to medium. Cook on grill rack over heat. Cover; grill as above.) Serve hot dogs on buns with toppers. Makes 8 hot dogs and 4 cups sauce.

Nutrition Facts

338 calories; fat 19g; cholesterol 32mg; saturated fat 8g; carbohydrates 30g; mono fat 9g; poly fat 2g; insoluble fiber 1g; sugars 10g; protein 11g; vitamin a 194.4IU; vitamin c 2.4mg; thiamin 0.3mg; riboflavin 0.2mg; niacin equivalents 3.4mg; vitamin b6 0.1mg; folate 52.4mcg; vitamin b12 0.9mcg; sodium 1030mg; potassium 221mg; calcium 80.8mg; iron 2.3mg.