photo: Hot Dogs with a Special Topping

Hot Dogs with a Special Topping

A hot dog can be not only tasty, but also healthy. It all depends on the ingredients that are used. I suggest you make them from fresh bread rolls or small baguettes and fill them with cabbage, apples and spices. Of course, the main ingredient is a sausage. It should be delicious and of high quality from a trusted manufacturer. Optionally, you can replace it with meat or pieces of meat and chicken. Hot dogs for this recipe come out juicy and delicious, definitely try to repeat the recipe in your own kitchen.


  • Buns for hot dogs
    4 pcs
  • Sausage
    4 pcs
  • Cabbage
    300 g
  • Apple
    1 pcs
  • Vinegar
    25 ml
  • Olive oil
    50 ml
  • Cumin
    1 tbsp
  • Sugar
    2 tbsp
  • Mustard
    1 tbsp
  • Parsley
    - to taste


  • 1. Remove the upper damaged or dirty leaves from cabbage. Cut the cabbage into thin strips. It is convenient to use special shredder or food processor with paddle-slicer for this purpose.
  • 2. Press shredded cabbage with your hands lightly for it to give the juice. Wash a sweet apple, peel it, cut out the core with seeds. Chop the apple on a small grater, add it to the cabbage.
  • 3. Fry cumin seeds on a dry pan for a minute to let the spices open up their aroma.
  • 4. Mix toasted cumin and sugar and pound them in a mortar or a mill.
  • 5. Sprinkle cabbage-apple mixture with the obtained the fragrant mass.
  • 6. Pour cider vinegar and half the olive oil in the filling for hot dogs, mix all the ingredients.
  • 7. Put the stuffing aside to steep. And, meanwhile, peel sausages of the shell and saute them until golden brown in the remaining olive oil. Also you can use a grill for this purpose.
  • 8. Then cut them along not fully. Gently unwrap them like a book, and fry until golden brown in a pan with the remaining oil.
  • 9. Grease the toasted buns with spicy mustard or another favorite sauce.
  • 10. Put a few spoonfuls of the cabbage and apple filling in each bun.
  • 11. Now it is a turn for the most important ingredient. Put the toasted sausages on the top.
  • 12. Pour the hot dogs with ketchup or spicy tomato sauce. Garnish with leaves of parsley.
  • 13. Serve hot dogs at once, until they are warm and crispy.
    Bon appetit!