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American Hot Dogs with Grilled Peppers


Recipe Info

  • Servings : 4
  • Prep Time : 3m

Try this simple, quick and easy version. Toasting the bun makes all the difference.


  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 4 hot dogs
  • 4 hot dog buns, sliced almost through
  • 4 slices cheese (optional)
  • Thin strips of red and yellow peppers
  • Onion rings
  • Mustard and ketchup


Step 1

Toss the peppers ,onion rings and hotdogs in light olive oil.

Step 2

Slice the hot dog length-wise about 3/4 of the way through; place onto the grill with the cut-side down along with the hot dog bun. Turn frequently with tongs to prevent burning.

Step 3

Meanwhile grill the peppers and onion until lightly browned.

Step 4

Cook the bun and hot dog until golden brown; flip and cook the other side until golden brown.

Step 5

Remove the bun from the pan and spread the mustard and /or ketchup over the inside of the bun and set aside.

Step 6

Meanwhile, top the hot dog with the slice of cheese. Place a lid over the hot dog and continue cooking until the cheese has melted, about 1 minute.

Step 7

Place the hot dog in the bun to serve.

Step 8

Garnish with peppers and onions.

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