Southern Slaw Dog

Southern Slaw Dog
Southern Slaw Dog
Cuisinart original

Originating in West Virginia during the Great Depression, slaw dogs took off across the south with each state creating its own twist. Our hot dogs are based on Carolina-style. 


4 servings


Southern Slaw Dogs

4                            Hot dogs

4                            Hot dog buns

¼ cup                     Meat chili*

3 tablespoons         Yellow mustard

½ cup                     Coleslaw**

½ small                   Onion, finely chopped


          For Chili*:

          1 tablespoon           Olive oil

1                            Small white onion, finely diced

          3 cloves                  Garlic, minced

1-pound                  Ground beef

1 tablespoon           Chili powder

1 teaspoon              Paprika

½ teaspoon             Cumin

½ teaspoon             Kosher salt

¼ teaspoon             Black pepper

          ¼ cup                     Ketchup

          2 tablespoons         Tomato paste

1 teaspoon              Worcestershire sauce

1 cup                      Water


For Slaw**:

          2 tablespoons         Brown sugar

          1 tablespoon           Lemon juice

          1 tablespoon           Apple cider vinegar

          ⅔ cup                   Mayonnaise

          16 ounces               Coleslaw Mix

2 tablespoons         Flat leaf parsley, chopped

Nutritional information

No nutrition information available


For Chili*:

Heat oil in a sauté pan over medium-high heat. Cook onion and garlic until softened. Add ground beef, spices, salt, and pepper. When beef is cooked through, add ketchup, tomato paste, Worcestershire, and water. Cook until liquid is reduced and thickened.

For Slaw**:

In a medium bowl whisk brown sugar, lemon juice, and vinegar until dissolved. Whisk in mayonnaise until combined. Add coleslaw mix and parsley and toss until coated. Rest in the refrigerator for at least one hour.

Preheat grill on high. Reduce to medium and grill hot dogs while warming buns on upper rack. Open hot roll and spoon chili layer across bottom. Top with hot dog, add a little more chili, then drizzle with yellow mustard. Top with coleslaw and garnish with diced onion.