Killer Bacon-Cheese Dogs
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HANDS-ON 15 MIN TOTAL 35 MIN
SERVES 8 SUBMITTED BY DRINK SPILLER
8 all-beef hot dogs
8 slices bacon
8 hot dog buns, split
8 slices Swiss or cheddar cheese
½ cup barbecue sauce
¼ cup sliced green onion or chopped red onion
Crushed red pepper, for garnish
1. Prepare an outdoor grill for indirect grilling, lighting burners or pushing lit coals to 1 side only. Set a drip pan under unlit side. Heat to medium heat (325°F to 375°F).
2. Wrap hot dogs with bacon and insert toothpicks to hold ends in place. Arrange hot dogs on unlit side of rack. Grill, covered, turning occasionally, until bacon is crisp, about 18 minutes. Transfer hot dogs to direct heat to brown quickly. Arrange buns, cut sides down, over heat until lightly toasted.
3. Fill each bun with a cheese slice and a hot dog, then top with barbecue sauce, green onion, and red pepper.
PER HOT DOG: 463 CAL; 31G FAT (12G SAT); 19G PRO;
26G CARB (2G FIBER, 12G SUGARS); 1,360MG SODIUM