12 Hot Dogs That Will Make You Rethink the Hot Dog by Donna John

Grilling
10 months ago
12 Hot Dogs That Will Make You Rethink the Hot Dog

While delicious, plan ol' ketchup, mustard and relish can get boring for hot dog lovers. Put a little haute in your dog with these fun combinations!

  1. Guac Dog – mashed avocado, chopped tomatoes, sliced jalapenos and chopped cilantro
  2. Salad Dog – lettuce, diced red onions, chopped tomatoes, chopped cucumbers and drizzle of honey-mustard dressing 
  3. Spicy Pepper Dog – sliced red bell pepper, sliced Anaheim peppers, chopped red onion and roasted red pepper dressing
  4. Bánh mì – shaved daikon radish, grated carrot, sliced cucumbers, chopped fresh mint and cilantro, sliced fresh jalapenos, mayo and a drizzle of sriracha or hoisin sauce
  5. Peruvian Dog – cooked french fries or hashbrowns, chopped parsley and Aji Amarillo paste (serve with ketchup, mustard and mayo for dipping)
  6. Onion Dip Dog – onion dip, chopped green onions and crushed potato chips
  7. Italian Dog – pesto, diced tomato, shredded parmesan cheese, fresh slivered basil 
  8. Steak Dog – onions, cherry tomatoes (halved), crumbled blue cheese and a drizzle of steak sauce 
  9. Slaw Dog – finely shredded cabbage, grated carrot, sliced pickles, sprinkling of celery seed and a drizzle of cole slaw dressing
  10. Frito Pie – chili, shredded cheese, diced onions, crushed corn chips and jalapenos
  11. German Dog – sauerkraut, brown mustard, caraway seeds
  12. Nacho Dog – chili con queso, diced tomato, jalapenos, diced avocado and crumbled tortilla chips

However you prefer your hot dog, here are some fun accessories to make eating and cooking them even more fun!

Rolling Hot Dog Grill Tool With Handle
Rolling Hot Dog Grill Tool With Handle $11
The secret to perfectly grilled hot dogs is this innovative griller that keeps franks off the grill itself and prevents scorching. Holds five hot dogs.
SLOTDOG
SLOTDOG $18
Doesn't just make your hot dog look amazing, it also helps it cook quicker by heating right to the center of your dog, and even taste better by creating crispy caramelized-edged squares which grab hold of your condiments so you can enjoy them ... and not wear them!
Southland Paper Food Tray
Southland Paper Food Tray $7
These paper trays are a perfect way to dish up some delicious food on a hot summer day.
TableCraft Hot Dog Make Up Tray
TableCraft Hot Dog Make Up Tray $21
Stainless steel tray holds up to seven hot dogs so you can prepare them before sending them out for guests to enjoy.
Outside the Box Papers Ultimate Carnival Party Pack
Outside the Box Papers Ultimate Carnival Party Pack $16
This is everything you need for a carnival or circus themed birthday party or just to complete your next cookout or picnic. Each package contains 24 each popcorn, peanut, pickle and hot dog bags as well as 25 each red and yellow striped straws.
Inca's Food Aji Amarillo Paste
Inca's Food Aji Amarillo Paste $9
Great for sauces and to kick up any meal with a great flavor and medium heat. Product of Peru.
Donna John
Meredith Schneider, what brand of hot dogs do you buy? I know whatever you buy would be the healthiest!
Elisa All Schmitz 30Seconds
I love these ideas, Donna John! I love the Kosher beef hot dogs best!
Donna John
Right now, the Peruvian Dog is my fave! Still hoping I make it to Peru one day!

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