Mac 'n Cheese Hot Dog

Mac 'n Cheese Hot Dog

Move over chili dog--this mac ‘n cheese topped hot dog is reinventing summer grilling.

10 min.prep time 20 min.total time
4 servings
0 Ratings

Ingredients

Mac 'n Cheese

3 ounces (2/3 cup) uncooked dried elbow macaroni
5 (3/4-ounce) slices Land O Lakes® Deli American, cut into quarters
3 (3/4-ounce) slices Land O Lakes® Deli Provolone Cheese, cut into quarters

Hot Dogs

4 premium hot dogs
4 hot dog buns

Toppings

Chopped cooked bacon, if desired
Chopped tomato, if desired
Chopped fresh chives, if desired
Sliced green onion, if desired
Ketchup, if desired

Directions

Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain; set aside. Keep warm.

Combine cheese and half & half in 2-quart saucepan; cook over medium heat 3-5 minutes or until cheese is melted and mixture is smooth. Add cooked pasta; stir to combine.

Heat gas grill to medium or charcoal grill until coals are ash white. Open buns; place cut-sides down onto grill. Grill 1-2 minutes or until toasted. Set aside.

Place hot dogs onto grill. Grill, turning occasionally, 5-9 minutes or until heated through .

Place grilled hot dogs into buns; top each with about 1/2 cup mac ‘n cheese. Top with bacon, tomato and other toppings, if desired.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving without toppings)

Calories: 550

Fat: 32g

Cholesterol: 70mg

Sodium: 1140mg

Carbohydrates: 47g

Dietary Fiber: 7g

Protein: 23g

Recipe #15457©2012Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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