Celebrate National Hot Dog Day with these 17 Recipes from Around the US!

Dynadot
Jul 23, 2014

Happy National Hot Dog Day! So, which state serves the best hot dogs? After looking over this list, it's pretty hard to choose. We've compiled a list of 17 different hot dog recipes from around the country. From a tropical mango recipe from Hawaii to a corn dog from Texas to a potato topped dog from New Jersey - check out this list and decided which one is best for yourself!

1. Hawaiian Hot Dog with Mango Salsa


Hawaiian Hot Dog with Mango Salsa - American Style Hot Dog Recipes


Give your hot dog a tropical twist with this recipe from the islands! The author of this recipe says it's "a simple, yet refreshing summer hot dog loaded with a spicy mango salsa." The dog itself may be simple, but the toppings are what make it delicious!

2. Seattle Cream Cheese Dog


Seattle Cream Cheese Hot Dog - American Style Hot Dog Recipes


This recipe is a local favorite around the Emerald City. The ingredient that sets it apart is, of course, the cream cheese, which you'll need to warm before you spread it on your hot dog bun and then add your dog and toppings.

3. Cowboy Hot Dog with Bison


Cowboy Hot Dog with Bison - American Style Hot Dog Recipes


Get a taste of the wild west with this hot dog! All you need for this recipe are some bison franks, BBQ sauce, and a few toppings such as bacon, onions, and cheese to top it off!

4. San Francisco BLT Hot Dog


San Francisco BLT Hot Dog - American Style Hot Dog Recipes


Our own local treat looks more like a sandwich than a hot dog. Everyone loves a BLT, so why not add a hot dog to the mix? These BLT dogs feature crispy bacon, tomatoes, lettuce, a creamy caraway-pickle mayonnaise mix, and, to top it all off, some slaw.

5. Sonoran Style Hot Dog


Sonoran Style Hot Dog - American Style Hot Dog Recipes


Tucson is giving New York and Chicago a run for their money with this hot dog recipe. The dogs are bacon wrapped with pinto beans and avocado, and finished off with a drizzle of mayonnaise.

6. Texas Corn Dog


Texas Corn Dog - American Style Hot Dog Recipes


Who doesn't love corn dogs? This list wouldn't be complete without a recipe for corn dogs! This recipe might be a little more challenging than some of the other recipes on this list, but it'll be worth it.

7. Muffuletta Hot Dog


Muffuletta Hot Dog - American Style Hot Dog Recipes


Some of you may already know and love the traditional New Orleans sandwich called the muffuletta. This hot dog pairs all the flavors of the muffuletta sandwich, which includes provolone, peperoncini, and olive paste, with the deliciousness of an all beef hot dog!

8. Kansas City Grilled Reuben Dog


Kansas City Grilled Reuben Dog - American Style Hot Dog Recipes


Are you a fan of the classic deli sandwich, the Reuben? Well, swap out the corned beef with a hot dog and you have yourself the Grilled Reuben Dog!

9. Midwestern Grilled Bratwurst Sandwiches


Midwestern Grilled Bratwurst Sandwiches - American Style Hot Dog Recipes


This recipe hails from Wisconsin and you may have noticed that there's no "dog" in the title of this recipe. This is for good reason as it calls for a toasted hard roll for your bratwurst, making it look more like a sandwich.

10. Chicago Style Dog


Chicago Style Dog - American Style Hot Dog Recipes


There a couple of requirements to call a dog "Chicago Style." You need an all beef frank, a poppy seed bun, and the toppings in this recipe must be piled on in a specific order.

11. Detroit Style Coney Dog


Detroit Style Coney Dog - American Style Hot Dog Recipes


This favorite is actually one of the easiest recipe to make. It only requires a few key ingredients: onions, yellow mustard, chile sauce without beans, and, of course, hot dogs!

12. Cincinnati Chili Cheese Coney Dog


Cincinnati Chili Cheese Coney Dog - American Style Hot Dog Recipes


This dog is a ballpark favorite. It's also one of messiest recipes on our list, so make sure you've got a big plate because this dog is hard to contain!

13. Memphis BBQ Style Dog


Memphis BBQ Style Dog - American Style Hot Dog Recipes


Bring a taste of Memphis to your hot dog with this recipe. Who can resist a hot dog wrapped in bacon and covered in Memphis style BBQ sauce?

14. Scrambled Dog


Scrambled Dog - American Style Hot Dog Recipes


This recipe comes out of Columbus, Georgia, and, according to its author, he's never seen it anywhere else! The recipe calls for oyster crackers, chili, mustard, onions, and dill pickles, and is served open face.

15. Newark Style Italian Hot Dog


Newark Style Italian Hot Dog - American Style Hot Dog Recipes


This hot dog features a topping not yet seen on this list - potatoes, which is why it is sometimes also referred to as the Potato Dog. For this recipe you'll need to add potatoes and subtract the traditional hot dog buns as they are too small for this hot dog recipe. Instead, opt for a larger sandwich loaf.

16. New York City Hot Dog


New York City Hot Dog - American Style Hot Dog Recipes


New York is known for its hot dogs, so we couldn't leave it off the list! Make a traditional New York City Hot Dog right at home.

17. Hot Wieners Rhode Island Style


Hot Wieners Rhode Island Style - American Style Hot Dog Recipes


Last, but definitely not least, we visit Rhode Island for a delicious hot dog recipe that calls for a chili ground beef mixture as a topping, along with minced onions, yellow mustard, and a dash of celery salt.

Did we miss your state's (or region's) awesome dog? Share it in the comments!

Post by Robyn Norgan

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