Mustard Pretzel Dogs

Blogger Cheri Liefeld of Adventures in the Kitchen makes a ballpark-type treat at home, serving up hot dogs on pretzel rolls with a tangy apple slaw.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 6

Apple Fennel Slaw

2
small bulbs fennel, thinly sliced
1
head radicchio, thinly sliced
1
apple, peeled, julienned
3
tablespoons olive oil
2
tablespoons cider vinegar
1
teaspoon honey
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon freshly ground pepper

Hot Dogs

6
hot dogs
6
pretzel rolls, split
1/4
cup mustard

  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. In medium bowl, toss fennel, radicchio and apple. In small bowl, mix oil, vinegar, honey, salt and pepper. Pour dressing over fennel mixture; toss to coat. Set aside at room temperature or refrigerate until serving time.
  • 2 Place hot dogs on grill over medium heat. Cook uncovered about 10 minutes, turning frequently, until hot. Add rolls, cut sides down, to grill for last 2 to 3 minutes of cooking time until toasted.
  • 3 Spread mustard on cut sides of each toasted roll. Place grilled hot dogs in rolls; top with slaw.

Expert Tips

Grill the hot dogs and toast the rolls on a stove-top grill pan, if desired.

Substitute chicken sausage links or turkey franks for the hot dogs. If using chicken sausages that are fresh and not fully cooked, increase the grilling time and cook until sausage is no longer pink.