Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

Adding the taste of Italian ingredients makes a good hot dog great. Don't even think about adding mustard or ketchup.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 6 beef hot dogs, preferably with natural casings
  • 6 sandwich buns
  • 1 large sweet onion, sliced into strips (to be caramelized)
  • 1 (8 ounce) jar roasted red peppers packed in oil
  • 12 slices prosciutto (thin slices)
  • 1 -2 tomatoes (chopped)


  1. Add olive oil to skillet or saucepan and heat to medium-high temperature.
  2. Add the sliced onion.
  3. Stir the onion slices and add salt and brown sugar.
  4. Stir frequently and cook until onion is soft and caramel colored (about 25 min).
  5. Wrap each hot dog with 2 prosciutto slices.
  6. Grill hot dogs until prosciutto is crisp (about 7-10 min).
  7. Place hot dog in lightly toasted roll.
  8. Top with provolone cheese and caramelized onions.
  9. Add roasted red peppers and sprinkle red pepper flakes.
  10. Finish with tomatoes and salt and pepper to taste.