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“The preparation of the onion sauce differs from cart to cart, this one may be thicker than some.”
2 1/2 cups sauce

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Make the sauce: in a medium pan, heat olive oil over medium heat; add in the onions.
  2. Cook, uncovered, for 10 minutes, stirring often.
  3. Decrease heat to low and saute onions, stirring often, for 30 minutes, or until onions are softened and translucent but not browned.
  4. Add remaining ingredients and cook over low heat, uncovered and stirring often, for 1 ½ to 2 hours or until mixture thickens and onions are very tender.
  5. Taste and adjust seasoning, adding more crushed red pepper and vinegar, if desired.
  6. Make hot dogs: place hot dogs in buns and top with mustard.
  7. Add sauerkraut and top with New York Hot Dog Onion Sauce; serve immediately.

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