Michagan Sauce for Chili Dogs
Makes 8 servings.
1/2 lb lean ground beef
1 medium yellow onion, chopped fine
1 1/2 tbl chili powder, or to taste
2 tsp cumin, or to taste
1/2 tsp cayenne pepper powder
1/2 tsp dried red pepper flakes, or to taste
4 to 6 oz tomato paste, or to taste
1 cup water, more as needed
Over medium heat saute ground beef in a skillet glazed with small
amount of vegetable oil. When the meat is nearly cooked, drain off
most of excess fat. Add the onion, chili powder, cumin, cayenne
pepper, red pepper and salt. Saute for an additional 2 minutes.
Add the tomato paste and water. Simmer slowly for 10 minutes adding
additional water as necessary. Stir frequently. Spoon liberally
over hot dogs and top with chopped sweet onions.