This delicious beefy chili is the perfect way to top a hot dog. Whether you are grilling your hot dogs or heating them up in your crockpot along side your chili, this topper will give you next-level dogs every time!
Course: Brunch, dinner, game-day, lunch, Main Course, Snack
Keyword: chili dogs, crockpot hotdog chili, hot dog chili, slow cooker hotdog chili
Author: The Lazy slow cooker
3.5 quart slow cooker or larger
slow cooker liner (optional)
measuring spoons and cups
2-2½lbsbrowned ground beef I do this right in my crockpot! See link above
214.5 ozcans diced tomato with juice
½cup chili seasoning ** see below for homemade chili seasoning recipe
¼teaspoon each salt and pepper
Chili Seasoning (this will make more than you need for this recipe - premade chili seasoning works as well)
½cup chili powder
place slow cooker liner into slow cooker, if using
combine beef, onion, tomatoes (with juice), brown sugar, chili seasoning, Worcestershire sauce, ketchup, mustard, salt and pepper in slow cooker
stir to mix and cover
cook on low for 6 - hours
To cook hot dogs, during last 2 hours of cooking, place a piece of aluminum foil or parchment paper on top of chili and add hot dogs on top. Replace cover and allow to cook for two more hours until hot dogs are cooked all the way through.
Place a hot dog into bun and top with chili
** please note that calorie information is for chili only, not the hot dog or its bun.