Sloppy Joe Dogs

INGREDIENTS

  • SLOPPY JOE TOPPING:
  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 2 celery ribs, chopped
  • 1 small green pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed tomato soup, undiluted
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon prepared mustard
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • DOGS:
  • 16 hot dogs
  • 16 hot dog buns, split
  • Warmed process cheese sauce and grilled onions, optional

DIRECTIONS

In a Dutch oven, cook the beef, celery, green pepper and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Stir in the tomato soup, brown sugar, ketchup, vinegar, mustard, Worcestershire sauce, pepper, salt and garlic powder; heat through.
Grill hot dogs, covered, over medium heat for 6-10 minutes or until heated through, turning occasionally. Serve on buns. Top each with 1/4 cup beef mixture. Top with warmed process cheese sauce and grilled onions if desired. Yield: 16 servings.