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Sweet and Tangy Turkey Dog

Sweet and Tangy Turkey Dog

Time to shake up your taste buds with some of your old favorites. This surprising and simple recipe makes a tasty glazed dog. For a vegetarian version, use soy pups.

Servings: 1

Equipment: Stove, nonstick pan

How long does it take?

15 minutes

What's in it?

1 turkey (or soy) hot dog
1 whole-wheat hot dog bun
1 Tablespoon grape jelly
1 Tablespoon yellow mustard

How to make it:

Step 1: Cook the colorful glaze.
Mix the purple jelly and yellow mustard in a non-stick pan. Place over medium heat and stir until the colors blend together.

Step 2: Add the hot dog.
Roll the dog in the warm jelly mixture with a plastic spatula until the dog is heated through. The hot dog will be coated with the jelly mixture. This should take about 10 minutes. Turn burner off and remove pan from heat.

Step 3: Get ready to munch.
Place the glazed dog in the bun. Use some (or all) of the jelly mixture from the pan as your hot dog topping.

Nutrition breakdown:

Calories: 227, Protein 15 g, Carbohydrate 40 g, Fat 6 g (saturated fat 1 g), Dietary Fiber 2 g, Niacin 4 mg (28% of the RDA), Riboflavin 25% of the RDA, Thiamin 26% of the RDA, Vitamin B6 14% of the RDA

What's in it for you?

Turkey, chicken, or soy hot dogs can be lower in fat than regular hot dogs. But, you know what they say about check the nutrition facts label to be sure.

Chef's tip:

Try this recipe with your favorite mustard to add zip.

Slice the hot dog into bite-sized pieces before adding it to the pan for an after-school snack to share with a friend. Serve these glazed mini-dogs on a plate and use toothpicks to stab and munch them.

Last Modified Date: 10/13/2000