Gourmet Hot Dogs Recipe

Gourmet Hot Dogs Recipe

These stuffed hot dogs are the real deal! Piled high with toppings and broiled with cheese and garlic, this is the ultimate way to eat a hot dog.

How To Make Gourmet Hot Dogs

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 10 mins
Total: 20 mins


  • 2 hot dogs, plump Blue Seal, made in Chicopee, MA
  • 2 wheat hot dog rolls, buttered, New England style
  • garlic, finely chopped
  • cheddar cheese , or smoked gouda finely chopped
  • Dijon mustard
  • habanero , or other pepper, finely chopped
  • onion, or shallot, finely chopped
  • cucumber, finely chopped
  • avocado, thin slices , ripe
  • scallion greens, chopped
  • bacon, cooked, small pieces
  • chunky salsa


  1. Make incision lengthwise down middle of each dog (do not cut all the way through).
  2. Make three cross slices across incision.
  3. Insert finely chopped garlic along incision.
  4. Prepare broiler.
  5. Toast buttered buns and then coat inner sides with Dijon mustard
  6. Broil dogs with garlic until slightly browning.
  7. Remove and insert chopped cheese into incision.
  8. Return to broiler and cook until dog fully cooked and cheese well melted.
  9. Place dogs in bun and slather with salsa.
  10. Top with chopped onion, pepper, and/or cucumber, scallion, avocado, bacon.
  11. Chopped pineapple slices and stuffed olive slices are also possible toppings.


  • Sugar: 3g
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  • Calcium: 51mg
  • Calories: 223kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 27g
  • Cholesterol: 20mg
  • Fat: 9g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Iron: 3mg
  • Potassium: 134mg
  • Protein: 9g
  • Saturated Fat: 3g
  • Sodium: 502mg
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