Mac 'n Cheese Hot Dog
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Mac 'n Cheese Hot Dog

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

The Story Behind the Recipe
4
servings
10 min
PREP TIME
20 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

Mac 'n Cheese

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® Provolone Cheese cut into quarters

1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Half & Half

Hot Dogs

4 hot dog buns

4 premium hot dogs

Toppings

Chopped cooked bacon, if desired

Chopped tomato, if desired

Chopped fresh chives, if desired

Sliced green onion, if desired

Ketchup, if desired

How to make

  1. STEP 1

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

  2. STEP 2

    Combine cheeses 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.

  3. STEP 3

    Heat gas grill to medium or charcoal grill until coals are ash white.

  4. STEP 4

    Open buns; place cut-sides down onto grill. Grill 1-2 minutes or until toasted. Set aside.

  5. STEP 5

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

  6. STEP 6

    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

550Calories
32Fat (mg)
70Cholesterol (mg)
1140Sodium (mg)
47Carbohydrates (g)
7Dietary Fiber
23Protein (g)

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