IT’S WHATS FOR DINNER – Gourmet Hot Dogs Toppings And 30+ HD FOOD PHOTOS
Ketchup and mustard are a classic combo, but why not get a little more creative with hot dog toppings at your next summer get together? Whether you prefer to grill or boil your hot dog, there is no limit to the ways you can top it. From an irresistible peach hot dog topping to a Cuban-inspired topper, here are some of the best ways to dress up this summertime staple. Check out this list—and get inspired to try something new at your next BBQ.
1. Doritos, Pulled Pork, BBQ Sauce, and Bacon
This hot dog was rolled in Doritos, deep fried, and then topped with pulled pork, BBQ sauce, and bacon, and then stuck in a pretzel bun. WHAT.
2. Jalapeno Cream Cheese and Black Bean Salsa
Add a little spice with the jalapeno cream cheese, add some sweetness with the salsa, and you have the best of both worlds.
3. Fried Egg, Arugula, Guacamole, Garlic Aioli, and Blue Cheese
This is like a breakfast hot dog, and I will never judge you if you eat it in the morning.
4. Mac and Cheese
Is there anything mac and cheese DOESN’T go with?
5. Mango Salsa
Mango salsa is delicious enough to be put on everything, even a hot dog. So summery!
6. Arugula Pesto and Caramelized Onions
Ummm… who knew pesto on a hot dog could look so incredible?!
7. Caramel Popcorn
Caramel popcorn. On a hot dog. With cheese and bacon. This is a thing that happened.
8. Corn Chutney
This chutney includes celery, tomatoes, honeydew melon, and dill. You’ll want to eat it even without the hot dog.
9. Ramen Noodles
Who needs a bun when you could wrap your hot dog in ramen noodles?
10. Mashed Potatoes, Gravy, and Onions
This is just weird enough where you HAVE to try it to see how it is.
11. Celery and Blue Cheese
It’s basically like eating wings, except you’re not eating wings, you’re eating a hot dog.
12. Crushed Salt and Pepper Potato Chips
It’s basically a known fact that potato chips make everything better.
13. Cheese, Marinara, Basil, and Pepperoni
Who says you have to choose between pizza and a hot dog? Not us!
14. Pastrami and Swiss Cheese
While we’re at it, who says you have to choose between a reuben and a hot dog?
15. Fried Onions and Pickled Cucumber
It’s really something when fried onions and pickles are the most normal hot dog toppings on a list.
16. Muenster Cheese, Mayo, Bacon, and Avocado
Of course avocado makes a good hot dog topping!
17. Cream Cheese, Jalapeno, and Bacon
It’s basically like a jalapeno popper on a hot dog wrapped in a bun.
18. Bacon, Fried Onions, and Potato Salad
I mean, you’re going to be eating potato salad anyway, so you might as well put it on your hot dog instead of next to it.
French fries, cheese curds, gravy, and a hot dog. All you need for a perfect summer meal.
20. French Fries
Or you could just wrap your hot dog in French fries and leave it at that.
21. BBQ Sauce, Cole Slaw, and Tater Tots
Tater tots make EVERYTHING better. Everything.
22. Banh Mi Dog
Add a Vietnamese-inspired twist with spicy mayo, sliced cucumber, shredded carrot, and fresh mint leaves.
23. Steak House Dog
Upgrade your ballpark dogs with tomatoes, onions, and steak sauce to give them steakhouse flair.
24. Peach Salsa Dog
Give hot dogs a fresh, spicy kick with a summery topping of peaches, chopped jalapeños, and cilantro.
25. Tahini Dog
A fresh cabbage slaw provides a pleasing crunch that contrasts with the cool, creamy yogurt sauce—one of our favorite hot dog toppings of all time!
26. Guacamole Dog
For extra Tex-Mex twang, add a dollop of salsa to each dog.
27. Cubano Dog
Top your dogs with ham, Swiss cheese, pickles, and spicy mustard for a creative take on a Cuban sandwich.
28. Garden Dog
Make this cookout favorite a little healthier by loading on baby arugula and pickled beets.
29. Bacon Barbecue Dog
Who needs burgers when you can have a hot dog slathered with barbecue sauce, Cheddar cheese, and crumbled bacon?
30. Pizza Dog
Two tasty kid favorites come together in this American-Italian mash-up.
31. Mac and Cheese Dog
Kids and comfort food addicts will go crazy for these mac-and-cheese-topped dogs.
32. Reuben Dog
Transform a favorite sandwich into a cookout nosh by topping your hot dog with sauerkraut, Swiss cheese, and Thousand Island dressing.
33. Salty Dog
Mustard, pickle slices, and crumbled bacon are an easy way to give hot dogs a flavor punch.
34. Tropical Dog
Bring a vacation vibe to your backyard barbecue with a fresh pineapple and sweet red cherry pepper topper.
…And the list could go on as far as your imagination can take it. If you have a favorite or think of something really tasty, let everyone know about it in the comments below. ENJOY!