Why only eat hot dogs in a bun or on its own when you can make it into a regular meal for entrees, main course, etc.? Check out these absolutely genius meals you can make with hot dogs!
#1 Hot Dog and Potato Dinner
With au gratin scalloped potatoes, milk, peas, cheddar cheese, and hot dogs, this is a kid’s dream dinner! Get the recipe here.
#2 Chili Cheese Dog Ramen
Just prepare the ramen noodles based on package directions and then drain. Top the noodles with cooked hot dogs, cheddar cheese, and chili. Heat the mixture until warm. For more noodle recipes, check out this article on completely genius things you can do with instant noodles.
#3 Mini Corn Dog Muffins
These absolutely adorable mini corn dog muffins are great as appetizers or even children’s snacks. Get the recipe here.
#4 Paleo Hot Dog Hash
Using 100% grass fed beef hot dogs, zucchini, red onion, portobello mushroom, celery salt, and dried oregano, this dish will be a hit for those on the Paleo diet. Get the recipe here.
#5 Hot Dog Fried Rice
Everyone loves their fried rice, particularly when paired with hot dogs! The ginger, garlic, and broccoli cuts into the fattiness of the hot dogs. Get the recipe here.
#6 Threaded Spaghetti Hot Dog Bites with Homemade Marinara Sauce
Have fun with these threaded spaghetti! You can even get the kids to pierce the hot dogs with dried spaghetti noodles. Get the recipe here.
#7 Korean Hot Dog Stew
A really good Asian twist to your favorite hot dog. Watch the video cooking demo here.
#8 Brussels Sprouts Skillet
For this dish, you will need Brussels sprouts, grass fed beef hot dogs, onion, sweet potato, sun dried tomatoes in extra virgin olive oil, cracked pepper dressing, hot wing sauce, lard, and water. Get the recipe here.
#9 Turkey Dogs and Cheesy Cheddar Scramble
For sure, kids and adults of all ages would love the hot dogs and cheese in this egg scramble. Get the recipe here.
#10 Hot Dog Alfredo
Instead of bacon, just use hot dogs in your fettuccine alfredo! Get the recipe here.
#11 Hot Dog Soup
Get warm inside and out with this hot dog soup. Perfect for a cold, rainy day! Get the recipe here.
#12 Tortilla-Wrapped Hot Dogs
Serve these babies during parties or even when you tailgate. Dip it in your favorite dips like mustard, ketchup, or salsa. Get the recipe here.
#13 Mac and Cheese Dog Casserole
You really can’t go wrong with pasta, hot dogs, cheese, peas, carrots, and milk! Get the recipe here.
#14 Hot Dog Stir Fry
Stir fry doesn’t need to be confined to Chinese beef and soy sauce. Watch the cooking demo here.
#15 Hot Dog Potato Rösti Bites
Hot dogs and potatoes? Yes please! These rösti bites are stuffed with pork hot dog. Get the recipe here.