Mexican Hot Dogs

Fourth of July is coming up and there is not a whole lot of places like summertime in Vermont to enjoy a BBQ. Boring old hot dogs and hamburgers with ketchup and mustard is tried and true, but it is also boring. Let’s impress the guests or just surprise the family with a flexible twist on the old dog. The great thing about hot dogs is that it is an easy texture to get right in vegan/vegetarian alternatives as well. posted this quick-and-easy recipe to spice up your hot dogs with bacon and avocados for an instant at your next summer BBQ. Some store-bought pico de gallo and guacamole can make this recipe even easier if you are in a pinch. Come and see us at Steeple Market for all your summer BBQ needs.

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Mexican Hot Dogs (With Bacon)

Total Time 20 minutes
Course Main Course
Servings 6 Dogs
Calories 310 kcal


  • 1 Grill or preferred way to cook hot dogs


  • 1/2 medium avocado
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 6 hot dogs
  • 6 hot dog buns
  • 1 small tomato chopped
  • 3 tbsp red onion finely chopped
  • 3 bacon strips cooked and crumbled
  • 1 jalapeno


  • Mash together the avocado, salt and pepper in a small bowl
  • Grill hot dogs, covered over medium heat for 7 – 9 minutes
  • Serve in buns topped with avocado, onion, tomato and bacon. Add jalapeno to spice preference.


1 serving: 310 calories, 19g fat (7g saturated fat), 29mg cholesterol, 844mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 2g fiber), 11g protein. Approximate data, this will change based on your choice of products.
Keyword BBQ, Grill, quick
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