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It’s National Hot Dog Day – Here’s Some Delicious Hot Dog Recipes

It is National Hot Dog Day! So here is a list of recipes you can try this weekend when you are having your backyard BBQs. Let's celebrate the Hot Dog together!

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Allrecipes User redhotcook

Chicago Dog




* 1 all-beef hot dog

* 1 poppyseed hot dog bun

* 1 tablespoon yellow mustard

* 1 tablespoon sweet green pickle relish

* 1 tablespoon chopped onion

* 4 tomato wedges

* 1 dill pickle spear

* 2 sport peppers

* 1 dash celery salt



1. Bring a pot of water to a boil. Reduce heat to low, place hot dog in water, and cook 5 minutes or until done. Remove hot dog and set aside. Carefully place a steamer basket into the pot and steam the hot dog bun 2 minutes or until warm. 2. Place hot dog in the steamed bun.


Pile on the toppings in this order: yellow mustard, sweet green pickle relish, onion, tomato wedges, pickle spear, sport peppers, and celery salt. The tomatoes should be nestled between the hot dog and the top of the bun. Place the pickle between the hot dog and the bottom of the bun. Don't even think about ketchup!


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For the NY Onion Sauce:

* 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

* 2 large onions, halved and cut 1/4-inch thick

* 1 teaspoon ancho chili powder

* 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

* 1/4 cup ketchup * 1/2 cup water

* 1/2 teaspoon cayenne sauce

* 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt

* 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Horseradish Mustard:

* 1/2 cup Dijon mustard mixed with 2 tablespoons prepared horseradish

For the Roasted Red Pepper Relish:

* 3 roasted red peppers, julienned

* 3 cloves roasted garlic, coarsely chopped

* 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

* 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley

* Salt

* Freshly ground black pepper

For the hot dogs:

* 8 kosher beef hot dogs

* 8 good quality hot dog buns, split 3/4 through


For the NY Onion Sauce: Heat oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add onions and cook until soft. Stir in the cinnamon and chili powder and cook for 1 minute. Add the ketchup, water, hot sauce and salt and black pepper and bring to a simmer. Cook mixture for 10 to15 minutes or until thickened. Transfer to a bowl and let cool to room temperature before serving.


For the Roasted Red Pepper Relish: Combine all ingredients in a medium bowl and let sit at room temperature for 30 minutes before serving. For the hot dogs: Heat the grill to high. Grill dogs until golden brown on all sides, about 7 minutes. Remove to a plate. Place buns on the grill cut side down and grill until lightly golden brown, about 20 seconds.


For assembly: Place hot dog into prepared bun. Top with NY Onion Sauce, Horseradish Mustard and then with the Roasted Red Pepper Relish.


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Coney Island Dog



1 pound ground chuck

1 large onion, chopped

2 cloves garlic, minced

1 six ounce can tomato paste

1 cup water

1 tablespoon sugar

1 tablespoon prepared yellow mustard

1 tablespoon dried, minced onion

2 teaspoons chili powder

1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

1 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon celery seed

1/2 teaspoon ground cumin (heaping)

1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper


Brown ground beef in a skillet, adding onions half way through. Add minced garlic when meat is nearly done. Add remaining ingredients; stir well to combine. Simmer over low heat 15 minutes.

Serve over hot dogs, Coney Island style!



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