Octo-Dogs & Shells

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by RecipeNut

This is a cute creative dish for kids

Top Review by iewe7726

I love the way that this turns out -- so cute, and not only yummy for kids but for adults too :)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Lay 1 hot dog on side with end facing you.
  2. Starting 1 inch from one end of hot dog, slice hot dog vertically in half.
  3. Roll hot dog'A turn and slice in half vertically again, making 4 segments connected at the top.
  4. Slice each segment in half vertically creating a total of 8"legs".
  5. Repeat with remaining hot dogs.
  6. Place hot dogs in medium saucepan; cover with water.
  7. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat.
  8. Remove from heat; set aside.
  9. Prepare pasta according to package directions, stirring in vegetables during last 3 minutes of cooking time.
  10. Drain; return to pan.
  11. Stir in Alfredo sauce.
  12. Heat over low heat until heated through.
  13. Divide pasta mixture among four plates.
  14. Drain octo-dogs.
  15. Arrange one octo-dog on top of pasta mixture on each plate.
  16. Draw faces on"heads" of octo-dogs with mustard.
  17. Sprinkle crackers over pasta mixture.

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