Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 7 mins

This is our favorite way to eat hot dogs. Everybody has their favorite, and there are certainly many ways we enjoy dawgs...but this is DH and my favorite on a given evening! Rudy's BBQ sauce from Texas is our fav, we have it shipped by the case. MMMMM! Amounts are approximate - add to suit your tastes. These are rich and filling, if you eat two you may not need a side dish! :) The jalepeno or serrano is optional for the days we feel like a little spice!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 4 hot dogs (we prefer Nathan's or Hebrew National all beef)
  • 4 hot dog buns, the bigger the bun the more stuff it can hold (Stadium or outdoor rolls work great)
  • 4 -6 slices bacon, fried and crumbled
  • 12 cup walla walla onion, chopped (to taste)
  • 12 cup tillamook brand sharp cheddar cheese, shredded (to taste)
  • 12 cup tomatoes, diced (we like grape and roma tomatoes best on these)
  • rudy's brand barbecue sauce, to taste
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and diced (optional)


  1. Grill dogs to desired doneness; a little char can add nice flavor!
  2. Toast buns if you like, then layer ingredients ~ sauce, dog, cheese, bacon, onions and tomatoes (pepper if choosing the spicey version).
  3. Add more sauce if needed. (Goes great with your favorite beer).
  4. Dig in and enjoy!
Most Helpful

4 5

Another great lunch! I usually have my hot dogs with mustard and onions only, this was a nice change and I enjoyed it very much. I used a great Canadian strong cheddar, and my favourite BBQ sauce plus all the other ingredients including some finely diced jalapeno which gave it a nice bite! Prepared and enjoyed for Mommy Diva's cookathon.

5 5

Bettcha I can eat one faster than you can. Made for Mommy Diva's cookathon.

5 5

Made as written and these were a huge hit with the DH. He loaded the jalapenos and cheese on them, I am a light weight, I had 1 little piece of jalapeno and it was good (and hot)! Thanks and feel better soon!!

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