The Mascot Dog

Donatella Arpaia
Meet the Chef!
Donatella Arpaia
Best known for her recurring role as judge on Iron Chef America, Donatella Arpaia is one of the most influential women in the world of food and entertaining. She has redefined the role of the modern-day restaurateur. The Zagat guide called her "The Hostess with the Mostest" and she is seen frequently on such shows as Today, Top Chef, Rachael Ray, Good Morning America, and more.
Recipe Details

2 tablespoons olive oil

1 large onion chopped

2 pounds ground beef

3 garlic cloves minced

16 ounce can tomato paste

1 cup Beef broth

2 1/2 tablespoons Brown sugar

2 tablespoons Smoky paprika

1 teaspoon dry mustard

4 Hot Dogs

Shredded cheese for topping


Salt To taste

Pepper To taste

Step 1
Heat oil in a saucepan and add onions and cook for 3 minutes or until translucent.
Step 2
Add the ground beef and cook on high until brown, about 7 minutes.
Step 3
Add garlic, stir and cook for another minute.
Step 4
Add tomato sauce, beef broth and brown sugar to the ground beef. Cook for 3 minutes.
Step 5
Add the spices, stir and bring to a simmer.
Step 6
Simmer for 30 minutes.
Step 7
Add salt and pepper to taste.
Step 8
While chili is cooking, grill hot dogs on a preheated grill at medium-high heat.
Step 9
Place hot dogs in a King’s Hawaiian bun, top with chili and shredded cheese.

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