Chili Dogs with Bacon Chili Sauce

Hey there, fellow food enthusiasts! Who can resist sinking their teeth into a scrumptious hot dog on a sunny day? But wait till you hear about the mouthwatering twist we’ve got in store for you. Brace yourselves for a flavor-packed adventure with our Chili Dogs with Bacon Chili Sauce!

Today, we’ll dive into why these dogs are a game-changer, the simple ingredients you need, step-by-step instructions to whip up this delish delight, and answers to questions you might be wondering about. Get ready to embark on a hot dog journey that’ll leave you drooling for more!

Why You’ll Love these Bacon Chili Dogs

Picture this: a juicy hot dog nestled in a cozy bun, smothered in a bacon-infused chili sauce. Here’s why you’re in for a treat:

  1. Bacon Bonanza: Crispy bacon takes these dogs to a whole new level. It’s smoky, savory, and the perfect partner to your hot dog.
  2. Flavor Fiesta: Imagine tangy tomato paste, zesty Worcestershire sauce, and a sprinkle of chili powder dancing together in your mouth. That’s what these dogs bring to the table.
  3. Create Your Masterpiece: Love onions, relish, mustard, jalapenos, or cheese? Load up your dog with your favorites and make it uniquely yours.

Ingredients You Need To Make Bacon Chili Dogs

  • 1lb ground beef
  • 1/2 lb. bacon, thinly sliced
  • 1 large onion, minced
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 2 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 6oz tomato paste
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • Canyon Bakehouse Sub Rolls (grilled)
  • 6 hot dogs
  • Toppings: onions, relish, mustard, pickled jalapenos, cheese

How To Make Bacon Chili Dogs

  1. Grab a pot and put it on medium heat.
  2. Toss in your sliced bacon once the pot’s warm.
  3. Cook until the bacon’s a bit crispy, then add ground beef and onion.
  4. Once beef’s cooked, sprinkle in black pepper, kosher salt, chili powder, tomato paste, and Worcestershire sauce.
  5. Pour in water and let it simmer 30-45 mins till the sauce thickens. Set it aside.
  6. Preheat your grill to 400 degrees.
  7. Grill your hot dogs a few minutes on each side ’til they’re grill marks-happy. Take ’em off.
  8. Toast your Canyon Bakehouse Sub Rolls on the grill – a few minutes each side does the trick.
  9. Time for the fun part – pop a hot dog into each sub roll and smother with that bacon chili sauce.
  10. Get creative and pile on your fave toppings – whether it’s classic onions, tangy relish, mustard zing, spicy jalapenos, or gooey cheese.


Can I use turkey bacon instead?

Totally! Turkey bacon’s a lean option, and it’ll still taste awesome.

Can I make the chili sauce beforehand?

Absolutely! Actually, letting the flavors mingle overnight can make it even tastier. Just warm it up before serving.

Are the Canyon Bakehouse Sub Rolls gluten-free?

Yes, they are! They’re not only yummy but also perfect for folks avoiding gluten.

Coney Dogs with a Bacon Coney Sauce

Coney Dogs with a Bacon Coney Sauce. You guys asked for it & here he is making his debut, Stitch! Today we’re celebrating the dog days of summer with coney dogs! They key to a good hot dog is a good bun and my go to is @canyonglutenfree sub rolls. They are perfect for hot dogs, brats, sausages and more! The best part, they are gluten free. They even sent Stitch his own hot dog toy so he could get in on the action, look at that happy face.
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Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 6 servings


  • Measuring cups/spoons
  • Mixing Bowl
  • Stock Pot
  • grill


  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1/2 lb. bacon sliced thin
  • 1 large onion minced
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 2 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 6 oz tomato paste
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • Canyon Bakehouse Sub Rolls Grilled
  • 6 hot dogs
  • *Toppings onions relish, mustard, pickled jalapenos and cheese


  • Place a stock pot over medium heat.
  • Allow the pan to heat up and add the sliced bacon.
  • Cook until partially crispy and add in the ground beef and onion.
  • Once the beef is cooked add the pepper, salt, chili pepper, tomato paste, Worcestershire
  • sauce and water.
  • Cook for 30-45 minutes or until the sauce has thickened. Set it aside.
  • Heat the grill up to 400 degrees.
  • Cook the hot dogs for a couple minutes on each side. Remove.
  • Place the sub rolls on the grill and grill each side.
  • We are just placing the rolls on the grill a couple minutes per side.
  • Now assemble your chili dogs and enjoy!
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Bacon Chili Coney Dogs are a taste explosion that combines all your faves into one epic bite. Think smoky bacon, zesty chili, and the classic hot dog – it’s a flavor fiesta! Whether you’re having pals over for a BBQ, catching a game, or just satisfying your comfort food craving, this recipe’s your go-to. It’s a symphony of summer flavors that’ll have you hooked!

So there you have it, folks! Get ready to wow your taste buds with Bacon Chili Coney Dogs. The grill’s waiting, your ingredients are prepped, and your mouth’s about to experience flavor fireworks. Are you excited? Because you should be!

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