Classic American Hot Dog

Classic American Hot Dog
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The hot dog is an iconic American street food, perfect for a quick and delicious meal. This recipe ensures you get the perfect hot dog experience, complete with all the classic fixings.


  • 1 hot dog sausage
  • 1 hot dog bun
  • 1 tablespoon yellow mustard
  • 1 tablespoon ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon relish (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon chopped onions (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon shredded cheese (optional)


  1. Heat a small skillet over medium heat. Add the hot dog sausage and cook, turning occasionally, until browned and heated through, about 5-7 minutes. Alternatively, you can boil the sausage in a pot of water for about 5 minutes or grill it on a barbecue.
  2. While the sausage is cooking, lightly toast the hot dog bun in a toaster or on the grill for about 1-2 minutes, until warm and slightly crispy.
  3. Place the cooked sausage into the toasted bun.
  4. Drizzle the yellow mustard and ketchup over the hot dog. If desired, add relish, chopped onions, and shredded cheese for extra flavor.
  5. Serve the hot dog immediately while it's hot, and enjoy!

This classic American hot dog is a quick and satisfying meal that can be customized with your favorite toppings. Whether you're enjoying it at a barbecue, a ball game, or just at home, this recipe delivers the quintessential hot dog experience. Enjoy!

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