Shay's Cherokee Hot Dog Sauce Recipe

Meat Sauce
submitted by sumit at


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
Main Ingredient


 Ground beef1 Pound
 Cold water2 Quart
 Cayenne red pepper1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Black pepper1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Garlic salt1 Teaspoon
 Onion salt2 Teaspoon
 Chili powder1 Teaspoon
 Paprika1 Teaspoon
 Barbecue sauce6 Tablespoon
 Cornstarch5 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1786 Calories from Fat 1097

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 122 g187.8%

Saturated Fat 44.4 g221.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 320 mg

Sodium 5192.7 mg216.4%

Total Carbohydrates 99 g33.1%

Dietary Fiber 5.6 g22.4%

Sugars 17 g

Protein 78 g156.2%

Vitamin A 116% Vitamin C 25.9%

Calcium 9.6% Iron 39.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


In a 4-qt. pot, brown ground beef and drain excess fat.
Add 2 qts. cold water along with seasonings.
Add barbecue sauce.
Bring to boil and cook, stirring constantly for five minutes.
Combine cornstarch with 8 oz. of lukewarm water.
Add cornstarch mixture to ground beef, a little bit at a time, until sauce has gravy-like consistency.
On your favorite hot dog and bun, place mustard, finely chopped sweet onions and top with Cherokee Sauce.