Grilled Farmer’s Market Hot Dog Recipe

Hot dogs may not be health food but adding some amazing fresh farmer’s market finds to your next hot dog roast will be a definite upgrade.

Locally grown greens, stone ground mustard, fresh herbs, and heirloom tomatoes top a healthier chicken hot dog.

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Grilled Farmer’s Market Hot Dog Recipe

Grilled Farmer's Market Hot Dog

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 4 hot dogs
Calories: 884kcal
Take a trip to the farmer's market and grab the freshest ingredients to make these yummy hot dogs. Buy artisan or local bakery rolls like a baguette.
Peppered bacon adds just the right salty, smokey flavor.
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  • 4 100% all beef hot dogs - or use chicken or turkey hot dogs
  • 12 oz white wine - or water
  • 2 heirloom tomatoes - thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup red onion - finely diced
  • 4 farmer's market baguette
  • 4 oz creamy blue cheese
  • 1 T fresh basil - roughly chopped
  • 1 cup quick pickled cabbage
  • 1 green onion - chopped, including green tops
  • 1 T stone ground mustard
  • 4 slices peppered bacon - cooked, until crispy


  • Pre-heat a grill to 400° to 435° F.
  • In a saucepan large enough to lay hot dogs flat, bring the wine or water to a gentle boil. Turn off heat. Once liquid has stopped boiling add the hot dogs and cover. Let sit simmering for 3-4 minutes.
  • Place hot dogs on the 400° - 425° grill. Grill, turning frequently for even cooking, until well charred on the outside.
  • When the hot dogs are just about done lower heat and quickly grill each bun and set aside.
  • Add tomato slices to one side of the baguette and add red onion to the other side.
  • Top with grilled hot dogs.
  • Top with blue cheese, pickled cabbage, green onion, and basil. Drizzle with stoneground mustard.



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To Make Quick Pickled Cabbage

Combine vinegar, water, sugar, mustard seeds, and salt in a small saucepan and bring to a boil. Stirring until sugar dissolves, about 1 minute. Place cabbage in a bowl and pour in the vinegar mixture.  Cover and refrigerate for 10 - 15 minutes.  Drain and serve.


Calories: 884kcal | Carbohydrates: 135g | Protein: 37g | Fat: 34g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 54mg | Sodium: 2584mg | Potassium: 736mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 1040IU | Vitamin C: 23.2mg | Calcium: 378mg | Iron: 8.7mg
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