Hot Dogs and Kraut Recipe

This hot dog recipe has a terrific blend of bacon, sauerkraut, and homemade Thousand Island dressing. You can substitute a favorite sauce variety if you prefer. Now, you don’t need to step out and find the nearest hot dog cart. Try our simple hot dog recipe.

Hot Dogs and Kraut Recipe

How To Make Hot Dogs and Kraut

A simple layer of bacon and sauerkraut give intense and distinct flavors to this hot dog recipe. It’s so good and affordable that you’d skip the cart today.

Prep: 20 mins
Cook: 5 mins
Total: 25 mins


Thousand Island Dressing:

  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp chili sauce
  • 1 tbsp onion, minced
  • 1 tbsp green bell pepper, minced
  • 1 tbsp dill pickle , or sweet pickle relish, or any of your preference, minced
  • 2 tsp parsley, fresh, minced

For the Dogs:

  • ¾ cup sauerkraut
  • 6 hot dogs
  • 6 hot dog buns
  • 5 bacon slices, chopped and fried crisp


  1. Prepare the dressing by combining all of the ingredients in a small bowl. Set it aside.
  2. Add in the sauerkraut and bacon in the dressing. Mix until combined.
  3. Heat the grill, bringing the temperature to high. Grill the hot dogs for about 3 to 5 minutes over high heat until deeply browned, rolling to crisp all surfaces.
  4. Place the dogs on the buns and serve with the sauerkraut. Enjoy!


  • Sugar: 4g
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  • Calcium: 83mg
  • Calories: 442kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 32g
  • Cholesterol: 40mg
  • Fat: 30g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Iron: 3mg
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 10g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 11g
  • Potassium: 214mg
  • Protein: 12g
  • Saturated Fat: 7g
  • Sodium: 962mg
  • Trans Fat: 1g
  • Vitamin A: 70IU
  • Vitamin C: 5mg
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