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A red plastic food basket lined with paper holding a loaded grilled hot dog.
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Spiral Grilled Hot Dogs with Relish

Spiral Grilled Hot Dogs get nice nooks and crannies to hold more toppings like relish, ketchup, and mustard. Grill these at your next Cookout!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Dinner & Main Dishes
Cuisine: American
Keyword: grilled hotdogs, relish tray, spiral hotdogs
Servings: 8
Calories: 278kcal


  • 8 jumbo beef hot dogs
  • 8 hot dog buns

Hot Dog Relish

  • 1 bell pepper chopped fine
  • 1-2 dill pickles chopped fine
  • 1 cup green cabbage finely shredded
  • ¼ cup chopped onion chopped fine
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons yellow mustard
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground pepper


  • Push each hot dog on a metal skewer, and run a sharp knife at an angle scoring it into a spiral section all the way down each one. PRO TIP: Jumbo hot dogs work better but regular classic size work just fine.
  • Grill dogs on an outdoor grill or in a cast iron grill pan until cooked. Load onto hot dog bun with toppings, and serve in a food basket lined with paper.



Hot Dog Toppings

  • chili
  • grated cheese
  • cole slaw
  • relish
  • mustard
  • ketchup
  • chopped onions
  • chopped tomatoes
  • green onions
  • pickles
  • sauerkraut
  • pickled jalapenos
  • caramelized onions & mushrooms
  • crumbled bacon

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Calories: 278kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 25mg | Sodium: 935mg | Potassium: 182mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 493IU | Vitamin C: 23mg | Calcium: 90mg | Iron: 2mg