10 Homemade Hot Dog Toppings

It's summer time which means grillouts and outdoor parties! Which types of food go best at a grillout? Hot dogs and hamburgers of course! Now, let's be honest, the traditional Heinz ketchup and mustard can be a little boring. What if you gave your guests something they don't expect, like homemade condiments? You can spice up your hot dogs to make them more desirable and unique with these 10 homemade toppings!

Ballpark Beer Mustard: This isn't your average mustard; it's spicy with a lemon flavoring and will do the trick to wake up your taste buds. So, if you're a fan of adding a little spice to your hot dog then try out this recipe!

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(Photo: Splendid Table)

Skinny Coleslaw: If you're a fan of some traditional slaw, then you will love this skinny coleslaw recipe! With only 56 calories per serving, this recipe makes a great healthy condiment for hot dogs. Click here for the recipe and instructions.

skinny coleslaw

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Homemade Sauerkraut: This recipe is just as easy as it is satisfying! This sauerkraut recipe will make your mouth water and leave you craving more. Click here for the recipe and instructions.

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Spiced Pepper Relish: Spike your sweet relish with a little pepper and you will find your new favorite condiment! This recipe can be saved in the fridge for about a month, so make a batch to keep around for when you're in the mood for some hot dogs!

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Fresh Herb Mayonnaise: Skip buying your typical jay of mayo and try out this fresh herb mayonnaise recipe. A combination of fresh parsley, chives, basil, dill and more, this recipe won't leave you disappointed!

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Creamy Aioli Sauce: Give your family and friends an option that will make them forget about ketchup and mustard by transforming egg yolks, garlic, and olive oil into a creamy condiment delight! Click here for the recipe and instructions.

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Caramelized Onions: You're in for a special treat with this caramelized onion recipe! This slow-cooker recipe will be worth the wait once you add it to your hot dog. Click here for the recipe and instructions.

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(Photo: Belleau Kitchen)

Homemade Ketchup: Even though ketchup is a typical condiment to add to your hot dog, this homemade ketchup recipe will make you rethink why you resorted to buying Heinz all of those years. Sometimes taking the time to make things yourself is worth it!

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Homemade Chili: Try out this homemade chili recipe to complete a tasty chili dog! It's the perfect saucy texture to pour over a hot dog, hamburger or fries. Click here for the recipe and instructions.

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(Photo: Serious Eats)


Whiskey-Cheese Fondue: If you're in the mood for a delicious cheesy hot dog, then this whiskey-cheese fondue recipe is one to try. With cheddar jack cheese and a few tablespoons of whiskey, you'll be shocked at how tasty this recipe is!

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