Fully Loaded Bacon-Wrapped Hot Dogs

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  • 4 hot dogs with about 40 calories and 1g fat or less each
  • 4 slices turkey bacon or center-cut bacon
  • 1 cup sliced onion
  • 1 cup sliced red bell pepper
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and sliced into strips (not rings)
  • 2 tablespoons fat-free mayonnaise
  • 4 light hot dog buns
  • 4 teaspoons yellow mustard


  1. Carefully break 4 toothpicks in half.
  2. Wrap each hot dog in a strip of bacon and secure with a toothpick half at each end. Set aside.
  3. Bring a large skillet or grill pan sprayed with nonstick spray to medium-high heat on the stove.Add onion, bell pepper, and jalapeno pepper and cook until softened, about 4 minutes. 
  4. Remove from the skillet/pan and set aside.Remove the skillet/pan from heat, re-spray, and bring to medium heat. Add bacon-wrapped hot dogs and cook until bacon is crisp and fully cooked and hot dogs are heated through, about 6 minutes, rotating the hot dogs several times to evenly cook the bacon. Set aside.Evenly spread mayo inside the buns. 
  5. Remove toothpicks from the hot dogs and place a bacon-wrapped dog in each bun. 
  6. Top each dog with a teaspoon of mustard.Evenly distribute veggie mixture among the dogs. 

Total: 25 min 

Prep: 10 min

Cook: 15 min

Yield: 4 servings