Total TimePrep/Total Time: 15 min.
- 8 bacon strips
- 8 hot dogs
- 4 ounces Monterey Jack cheese, cut into strips
- 1/4 cup butter, softened
- 1/4 cup Dijon mustard
- 8 hot dog buns
- 1 small onion, thinly sliced, optional
- 1 can (4 ounces) diced green chilies, optional
- Partially cook bacon; drain on paper towels. Cut a 1/4-in. lengthwise slit in each hot dog; place cheese in each slit. Starting at one end, wrap bacon in a spiral around hot dog; secure with toothpicks.
- Split buns just halfway. Combine butter and mustard; spread inside buns. Set aside.
- On a covered grill over medium heat, cook hot dogs with cheese side down for 2 minutes. Place buns on grill with cut side down; grill until lightly toasted. Remove toothpicks from the hot dogs; serve in buns with onion and chilies if desired.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 421 calories, 30g fat (13g saturated fat), 61mg cholesterol, 1130mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 14g protein.
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May 25, 2011
Didn't care for this recipe, won't bother with it again.
Jan 7, 2011
My daughter does not care for cheese. So for her hot dog I just skip the cheese and do everything else the same..I also make them on the stove top..
Jul 6, 2008
Since finding this recipe, I have tried them in various combinations. The bacon adds a wonderful extra flavor to these dogs. Thanks for sharing Myra!