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Chicago Style Hot Dogs

An iconic sandwich that was born in the state of Illinois - and very specific on the toppings.

Course: Main Course, sandwich
Cuisine: Chicago, Illinois
Keyword: hot dogs, mustard, onion, pickle relish, sport peppers, tomatoes
Servings: 8 dogs
Author: HelenFern
  • 8 all beef, bun length hot dogs
  • 8 poppy seed hot dog buns (or just regular)
  • 1 - 2 large, sliced tomatoes
  • 16 pickle spears
  • 16 sport pepperes
  • 1/2 cup chopped onions
  • Sweet pickle relish
  • yellow, ballpark mustard
  • celery salt
  1. Bring a pan of water to boil. Lower the hot dogs into the water then reduce to warm and simmer for about 10 minutes.

  2. Warm the buns in the oven until they are just lightly softened.

  3. Top each bun with one dog, 2 pickle spears, 2 sport peppers, tomatoes, onions, relish and mustard.

  4. Top the whole thing off with a sprinkling of celery salt.

  5. Take a bite and enjoy!