Tony Packo’s Hot Dog Sauce Recipe

Tony Packo's Hot Dog Sauce Recipe

Tony Packo’s Hot Dog Sauce is a great hot dog sauce, perfect for the grill. I recently made it for the first time and couldn’t believe how delicious it was. The sauce has a great blend of caramel, malt, mustard, and pepper. The sauce has a thicker consistency than other hot dog sauces; it’s slightly sweet but not overly sweet.

Today I am going to share with you a Tony Packo’s Hot Dog Sauce Recipe which is extremely delicious. The first time you try a hot dog, you’ll likely be amazed at how subtly the grill can transform the meat into a tasty and succulent snack. There are many ways to cook hot dogs, and many ways to achieve flavor, but the two best characteristics of every hot dog are the casing and the flavor. Tony Packo’s hot dog sauce calls for an added boost of flavor and texture that gives your hot dogs that extra boost of flavor and texture. This is a true barbecue sauce and is not just a spot remover.

You probably don’t buy a whole lot of sauce. You may use a little ketchup or mustard, but that’s about it. Tony Packo’s Hot Dog Sauce is the perfect condiment for those hot dogs. This recipe is easy to make and doesn’t require a lot of ingredients. This sauce can be used on hot dogs, sandwiches, sausages, or any type of meat or fish dish.

How to make a Tony Packo’s Hot Dog Sauce

Tony Packo’s hot dog sauce is a classic condiment to have on hand for those hot dogs you’ll be eating at the park or to relish at a picnic. The recipe for this hot sauce is a classic, an exact replica of the famous sauce that’s been around for more than a century.


  • Ground Beef (Don’T Choose the Lean One), 2 Lbs
  • Water, 3 Cups
  • Brown Sugar, 3 Teaspoon
  • Chili Powder, 2 Tablespoon
  • Hungarian Paprika, 3 Teaspoon
  • Ground Cumin, 1 & ½ Teaspoon
  • Black Pepper, 1 & ½ Teaspoon
  • Dried Thyme, 1 & ½ Teaspoon
  • Cayenne Pepper, 1/8 Teaspoon
  • Salt, 1 Teaspoon
  • Garlic Cloves Minced, 2 


Step 1: 

Put ground beef and garlic in a large pan and cook on medium heat for almost 6 – 8 minutes.

Step 2: 

Make sure the heat reaches every side and cooks evenly by stirring continuously until it turns pink.

Step 3:

During this time, you can mash the beef with a potato masher to make it into fine crumbles. 

Step 4: 

There is no need to drain it. Add the seasoning and brown sugar to the mixture and stir well. 

Step 5:

 It’s time to add water and bring it to a boil.

Step 6: 

Let it simmer for at least 50 – 60 minutes, and cook until the water has almost vaporized. Your sauce is now ready to serve.


You can grind beef in the food processor for evenly ground beef. 

Tony Packo’s Hot Dog Sauce Recipe

Type: Side dishes

Cuisine: Hungarian

Recipe Yield: 10 servings

Calories: 179 Calories

Preparation Time: 5M

Cooking Time: 1H

Total Time: 1H5M

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