Carrot Dogs 4 Ways Recipe

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Zoey Published: January 8, 2021 Modified: June 14, 2021
Carrot Dogs 4 Ways Recipe

How To Make Carrot Dogs 4 Ways

These carrot dogs are delicious vegan alternatives to the fatty hotdogs we all know, and this recipe gives you four ways to style and prepare them.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 1 hour 5 minutes
Marinate Time: 30 minutes
Total: 1 hour 50 minutes



  • 1cupvegetable broth
  • ¼cupapple cider vinegar
  • 2tbspsoy sauce
  • 1tspmaple syrup
  • ½tspliquid smoke
  • 2tspmustard powder
  • 1tbsppaprika
  • ½tspground coriander
  • ½tspgarlic powder
  • 1tspground black pepper
  • 6carrots,washed and peeled, (and boiled, if grilling)
  • 1tbspolive oil,for grilling
  • 6hot dog buns

For Classic Toppings:

  • relish
  • Yellow Mustard
  • ketchup
  • red onion,chopped

For Chili Toppings:

  • vegetarian chili
  • cheddar cheese,shredded
  • fresh cilantro,chopped

For Onion and Peppers:

  • ¼cupcaramelized onions
  • green pepper
  • fresh parsley,chopped

For Southwestern Toppings:

  • black bean
  • corn
  • salsa
  • fresh cilantro,chopped


  1. In a medium bowl, combine the vegetable broth, apple cider, soy sauce, maple syrup, liquid smoke, mustard powder, paprika, ground coriander, garlic powder, and pepper.

  2. Place the carrots into a baking dish and pour the marinade on top. Let marinate for at least 30 minutes.

  3. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.

  4. If baking, cover the baking dish with aluminum foil and bake for about 40 minutes. Remove the foil and bake for another 25 minutes, until the carrots are just tender enough to be poked with a knife.

  5. If grilling, heat the olive oil on a grill pan on high heat. Add the marinated carrots to the pan and spoon a bit of the marinade over. Cook for about 2 minutes on each side, until slightly charred.

  6. Place the carrots in buns and add desired toppings.

  7. Enjoy!


  • Calories: 186.24kcal
  • Fat: 4.59g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.77g
  • Trans Fat: 0.00g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 2.31g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.19g
  • Carbohydrates: 30.82g
  • Fiber: 3.75g
  • Sugar: 7.10g
  • Protein: 5.98g
  • Sodium: 584.11mg
  • Calcium: 113.65mg
  • Potassium: 380.97mg
  • Iron: 2.39mg
  • Vitamin A: 559.78µg
  • Vitamin C: 15.30mg
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