2 medium onions, sliced 1/4-inch thick
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1/4 cup ketchup or tomato sauce
1 pinch ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon chili powder
Dash of Tabasco sauce
Dash of salt
1 cup water
In medium skillet, sauté onions in oil over medium heat, stirring until golden and limp, about 7 minutes. Mix in ketchup smoothly. Add cinnamon, chili powder and stir. Bring mixture to boiling; reduce heat and simmer uncovered until onions are tender, about 10 minutes.
Spoon about 2 tablespoons hot onion sauce over grilled or boiled frankfurters in a bun.
Yields 1 1/2 cups.