Hot Diggity Dogs
"I like speedy recipes using boxed pasta or rice," writes Margaret Wilson of Hemet, California. "I stock up on hot dogs when they're on sale and freeze them so I can make this dish anytime." Tip: "Add a salad and hot bread for a supper that's a snap to fix," she suggests.
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 20 min.
- 1 package (6 ounces) four-cheese corkscrew pasta mix
- 1-1/2 cups water
- 3/4 cup milk
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 5 hot dogs, halved lengthwise and cut into 1/2-inch slices
- 1 cup frozen peas
- 2 teaspoons prepared mustard
- Cook pasta according to package directions, using the water, milk and butter. Stir in the hot dogs, peas and mustard. Remove from the heat; cover and let stand for 3-5 minutes.
Editor's NoteThis recipe was tested with Pasta Roni mix.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 452 calories, 28g fat (13g saturated fat), 55mg cholesterol, 1192mg sodium, 36g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 3g fiber), 15g protein.
Originally published as Hot Diggity Dot and Twisters in Quick Cooking May/June 2005