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Kathy's Meat Hot Sauce

Rated as 4.85 out of 5 Stars

"This is a spicy meat hot sauce perfect on hot dogs or hamburgers. Here in upstate New York you grow up putting meat hot sauce on your burgers, red and white hots. Adjust the amount of heat to your taste; the recipe as written is pretty spicy. I put the hot sauce in small freezer-safe containers and freeze for later use."
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1 h 10 m servings 75
Original recipe yields 24 servings (6 cups)


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  1. Cook ground beef in a large skillet over medium heat until meat is crumbly and no longer pink, about 10 minutes; drain excess grease and transfer ground beef to a large saucepan. Mix tomato juice, yellow mustard, black pepper, hot pepper sauce, chili powder, red pepper flakes, and salt into the beef.
  2. Bring the sauce to a boil, reduce heat to low, and simmer for 1 hour, stirring frequently.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 75 calories; 4.6 1.7 6.7 23 177 Full nutrition

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Without a doubt the best Hot meat sauce I have ever tasted ! I made it exactly as written. It has Just the right amount of spice and even a little kick. We cannot eat hot dogs without it and thi...

"THE BOMB" Thankyou thankyou. This recipe is marvelous as written. I held back on the black pepper and red pepper some. I think it would of been better if I would of just added them. This s...

This is my hot sauce recipe and if you make it and it is too spicy for you add a cinnamon stick to it and let it sit overnight in the fridge and the cinnamon stick will help mellow the spice. As...

On vacation w 13 friends from upstate NY and needed a quick easy meat sauce for our garbage plates (google it). I added diced onions, nutmeg and paprika. Simmered in a crock pot for three hours ...

Love this hot sauce!!! Only addition I made was to sprinkle in some mixed cinnamon and sugar. We make it for every cookout and everyone loves it and asks for the recipe!

Kathy, this was delish! I did have to substitute V-8 for the tomato juice since I don't ever buy plain tomato juice. Hubby loved it! Thanks for a great and easy recipe!

This is the first time I made a chili topping for hot dogs and it was a hit at our tailgate party. I mad 1/2 a batch and everyone raved about it. Thank you!

Husband Loved it!

Simply awesome sauce. Make it as hot as u want. Thanks for the recipe.