10 Delicious Ways to Upgrade Your Hot Dog

The hot dog is a classic American standby, but even old favorites can stand a makeover every now and then. Whether you’re staying in or grilling out back, these recipes will take your hot dog to the next level.

By Jeanette Morelan featured on Relish

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Hawaiian Hot Dog

For a taste of the islands all year round, top your dog with sweet grilled pineapple, teriyaki mayo and sliced jalapeños for an extra kick of heat. See the recipe.

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Banh Mi Hot Dog

Recreate this Vietnamese favorite on the grill. Topped with fresh Asian vegetables and hints of spice courtesy of Sriracha mayo, it’s a perfect combination of two worlds. See the recipe.

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Firecracker Dog

The sparks flying from this aptly-named hot dog come from the out-of-this-world beer-battered deep fried jalapeños. It takes a little extra time, but they are SO worth it. See the recipe.

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Crunchy Crescent Nacho Dogs

Ditch the bun and wrap your dog in layers of flaky crescent dough, then cover in a crunchy nacho chip coating. These are a home run with the kiddie crowd. See the recipe.

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Perfect Preztel-Wrapped Dogs

Although you might have seen one of these before, making your own pretzel dough really makes these a special-occasion knockout. See the recipe.

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Buffalo Chicken Dogs

We love this fusion of our two favorite tailgate foods: hot dogs and buffalo chicken. See the recipe.

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Reuben Hot Dog

Sandwich or hot dog? You decide. Meanwhile, we’ll be reaching for seconds. See the recipe.

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Mac and Cheese Dog

Layer that cheesy goodness right on top of your hot dog for an easy-peasy upgrade. See the recipe.

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Spicy Taco Dogs

This mashup between two of America’s favorite foods is everything you want it to be. See the recipe.

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Smoked Salmon Hot Dog

For an entirely new gastronomical experience, try smoked salmon on your dog. Cream cheese, cucumber and cilantro garnishes are a must. See the recipe.

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This article has been posted with permission and originally appeared as, “20 Outrageously Good Ways to Upgrade Your Hot Dog” on Relish.

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