Wieneroni casserole was a ‘frankly delicious’ retro way to serve hot dogs

Wieneroni casserole retro recipe

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This vintage 1960s recipe for a Wieneroni casserole combines flavorfully glazed hot dogs with pasta for a truly retro-style dinner.

Frankly delicious! “Wieneroni Casserole” (1966)

Wieneroni casserole was a frankly delicious way to serve hot dogs (1966)

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Wieneroni casserole retro recipe

Wieneroni casserole

Yield: 6 servings
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes


  • 1/2 pound bacon, diced
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 4 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 cup Karo All-Purpose Syrup (dark corn syrup)
  • 3/4 teaspoonsalt
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 2 cups water
  • 1-1/2 cups chili sauce
  • 1 pound frankfurters
  • 1 tablespoon Argo Corn Starch
  • 2 tablespoons water


  1. Combine bacon and onion in skillet, fry until bacon is crisp and onion is soft.
  2. Drain off excess fat.
  3. Stir in Worcestershire sauce, corn syrup, salt, paprika, lemon juice, water and chili sauce.
  4. Bring to boil.
  5. Reduce heat; cover, simmer 10 minutes.
  6. Add franks, simmer until franks are hot, about 8 minutes.
  7. Blend corn starch with 2 tablespoons water, stir into sauce; stir and boil 1 minute.
  8. Serve on hot spaghetti, ziti or any other macaroni.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 666Total Fat: 36gSaturated Fat: 13gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 19gCholesterol: 81mgSodium: 2576mgCarbohydrates: 63gFiber: 3gSugar: 37gProtein: 24g

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