Western Hot Dog

Western Hot Dog

Western burgers can take a backseat to this tasty BBQ twist on a hot dog.

10 min. prep time
4 servings
151 Rating


1/3 cup barbecue sauce
4 hot dog buns
8 (3/4-ounce) slices Land O Lakes® Deli American
4 premium hot dogs
1/4 cup crumbled cooked bacon
1/2 cup French fried onions


Heat gas grill to medium or charcoal grill until coals are ash white. Place coals to 1 side in charcoal grill.

Place 2 tablespoons barbecue sauce into small bowl; set aside.

Open buns; place cut-sides down onto grill. Grill 1-2 minutes or until toasted. Turn buns over; immediately add 2 slices cheese to each bun. Place opposite heat on grill; keep warm.

Place hot dogs onto grill. Brush hot dogs with reserved barbecue sauce, using pastry brush. Grill, turning and brushing hot dogs with barbecue sauce occasionally, 5-9 minutes or until heated through .

Place grilled hot dogs into buns; top each with about 1 tablespoon barbecue sauce, 1 tablespoon bacon and 2 tablespoons French fried onions. Serve immediately.

Recipe Tip

French fried onions can be found in the canned vegetable aisle of the supermarket.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 540

Fat: 35g

Cholesterol: 70mg

Sodium: 1590mg

Carbohydrates: 34g

Dietary Fiber: 1g

Protein: 19g

Recipe #15460©2012Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

Served these with french fries, baked beans, and pasta salad, and it was a big hit with all the guys. The french fried onions provided a nice crunch!

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