These healthier bacon wrapped hot dogs are covered in homemade salsa verde and queso fresco. Quick, easy and great for kids or adults!
Remember that day that I made healthy chicken enchildas for breakfast because I had a disappointing restaurant experience?
Well, “Food Disappointment…..The sequel” has happened in the land of Taylor.
I have had a SERIOUS paleo burger craving for about a month (usually I am not the biggest fan) and it was time to cave.
I had been ignoring aforementioned craving due to fear and food issues but, like I mentioned last week, I am seriously trying to kick that in the butt.
So, we went to Red Robin. They are KNOWN for their burgers so I figured it was a safe bet.
I ordered the Guacamole Bacon Cheeseburger. I mean, come on, how can cheese, avocado and bacon go wrong. (Foreshadowing)
I was so excited for a messy, burger all over my face, in my hair and probably even my toes (too much?) experience…and then, my burger was dry.
And if I was playing hide and seek with guacamole and bacon, they would win. Because I could not find them anywhere.
I think I am cursed with going out to eat and I should just sit at home and eat my favorite oatmeal recipe with blueberry cheesecake swirl all day.
Again, I had to remedy the situation.
Since there have been quite a few Burger recipes lately, like a jalapeno popper burger and a Hawaiian pizza burger, I decided to throw something new at you; a hotdog (read: I haven’t had one in YEARS, so I really just wanted one for myself, because I’m selfish like that.)
HOW-EV-ER, after all the recent failings lately, it could not be no ordinary hot dog. No siree Bob, it could not.
So, I covered it with cheese (Y), made it a BACON wrapped hot dog (E) and added HOMEMADE (S) Salsa Verde (!!!)
Did you even know how crazy easy it is to make your own salsa verde? AND it tastes better than its evil twin (the canned stuff.)
Plus, roasting the tomatillos (funnest worst to say in all the evers) and jalapenos gives a smokey flavor that is the bomb diggity.
Is that a cool thing to say anymore? I do not know.
These little bacon wrapped hot dogs are about 42.5 billion times healthier than my burger experience, and about 43 billion times more Nom City.
Pro tip: Make sure you wash your hands REALLY well after cutting jalapeno peppers before touching something like, well, your eyeballs.
Not that I know anything about that.
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