caprese dog

June 15, 2010
2 Ratings
  • Serves 1-2
Author Notes

It is summer and that means a lot of grilling out at our house. We have at least one meal a week the requires the grill. Our latest grilling adventure - fancy hot dogs. I know what you are thinking - how can hot dogs be fancy? Well, as it turns out is is all in the toppings. —cooking4carnivores

What You'll Need
  • buns
  • hot dogs (regular or vegetarian)
  • mini mozzarella balls
  • basil leaves
  • grape tomatoes, sliced
  • olive oil, just a drizzle
  1. Grill your hot dogs.
  2. Warm the buns.
  3. Put the dogs in the buns and top with basil, mozzarella, and tomatoes.
  4. Drizzle with olive oil and enjoy!

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  • cheese1227
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3 Reviews

cheese1227 June 17, 2010
You can hardly see the little dog in there!
Cara E. June 16, 2010
That is hilarious and adorable--and looks delicious!
cooking4carnivores June 15, 2010
For more fancy hot dog ideas see -