Hot dogs are cool again, even the simple white bun with mustard and ketchup. But the really cool dogs, the haute dogs are all gussied up and fancy with gourmet toppings like a Banh Mi or Hawaiian or Chicago style. On top of all the wonderful additions, you can also get yourself some gourmet hot dogs at a local farmer’s market or specialty store. If health is a concern, no need to fret, there are plenty of healthy and vegetarian options out there and they taste just as good as the meat version, it’s true! So what are you waiting for, Memorial Day is right around the corner, it’s the kick-off to summer BBQ’s and you want to serve up something that your guests will talk about all summer long. Click through for easy how to guides to making fabulous hot dogs.
Check Out These Haute Dogs 1 of 11
Banh Mi Dog 2 of 11
Give your hot dog a little Vietnamese flair by turning it into a Banh Mi.
Make a Banh Mi Dog.
BBQ Dog 3 of 11
Take everything you love about a BBQ and add it to your dog, a layer of baked beans under the slaw takes it even further. That bun? It's a sweet hawaiian roll. Yum!
Make a BBQ dog.
Cuban Sandwich Dog 4 of 11
SLow roasted pork takes to long, so cut out the hours of cooking and grill up a sliced hot dog.
Make a Cuban Sandwich Dog.
Hawaiian Dog 5 of 11
I'm a Hawaiian pizza lover so it only made sense to turn this into a hot dog. Deelish.
Make a Hawaiian Dog.
Reduced Guilt Turkey Bacon Wrapped Turkey Dog 6 of 11
Get your bacon wrapped dog on without all the guilt by using healthier ingredients.
Baked Corn Dog, Muffin Style 7 of 11
Wau healthier than the fried version and still a finger food. These will make a massive hit with the kids and the adults. Trust me, everyone will want the recipe.
Chicago Dog 8 of 11
Chicago dogs with the
Make a Chicago Dog.
Smart Dogs, Three Ways 9 of 11
Here's a healthier 'Smart Dog' made with soy and still has all the flavor. Check out the three vegetarian toppings to go along with.
Make a chili smart dog.
Garden Vegetable Dog 10 of 11
Want to make your dog healthier? Head on out to the garden and pick your veggies or make your way to the local farmers market and bring home a garden bounty.
Make a Garden Veggie Dog.
Banana Hot Dog 11 of 11
It may not have an actual hot dog, but it's a dessert dog! It's also healthy with banana and peanut butter and strawberries and nuts. How could this not be part of the haute dog series?!
Make a Banana Hot Dog.
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