Hot dogs have a reputation for simplicity, and we love a classic no-frills ‘dog as much as the next guy. But sometimes you want to mix it up, which is why we’ve rounded up a few of the best creative hot dog recipes on the web.
Sonoran Dog: Originating in Tucson, Arizona, the Sonoran Dog is a magical medley of bacon-wrapped sausage with unusual toppings like pinto beans, avocado, spicy mayonnaise, and pico de gallo.
Hawaiian Hot Dogs with Mango Salsa: This recipe from A Spicy Perspective is gorgeous and colorful with a sweet mango salsa, then drizzled with Hawaiian-style pineapple mustard.
Breakfast Hot Dogs: Think a hot dog isn’t a breakfast food? Country Cleaver says you should look again. This looks like a fantastic way to start the day!
Pizza Hot Dog: This recipe from Real Simple tops a basic hot dog with marinara, fresh mozzarella, and fresh basil for a delicious Italian twist.
Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Hot Dogs: This recipe from Port and Fin needs no further explanation than YUM. Plus, your Fletcher’s bacon can even get in on the action!
There are enough ways to get creative with your hot dogs that you could probably get away with serving them several times a week, and nobody would even notice. What’s your favorite non-traditional hot dog topping?
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