Cowboy Hot Dogs

Hot dog in bun topped with sautéed onion and grated cheddar cheese

Hot dog in bun topped with sautéed onion and grated cheddar cheese

Cowboy Hot Dogs

  • Author: Mary Ann
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 6 1x


  • 6 beef franks
  • 6 hot dog buns
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 1 Tbsp. oil
  • Mayonnaise
  • Deli style mustard
  • BBQ Sauce
  • Shredded cheddar cheese


Grill or fry hot dogs. While hot dogs are cooking, sauté onion in oil over medium heat until browned. If desired, heat buns. Serve hot dogs with desired toppings.


Calories are based on one hot dog in a bun topped with 1 tsp. mayonnaise, 1/6 of the sautéed onion, and 1 Tbsp. shredded cheddar cheese.

  • Category: Main Dish
  • Method: Grill
  • Cuisine: American


  • Calories: 415

Keywords: cowboy hot dogs, sautéed onion, cheddar cheese, barbecue sauce, bbq sauce, mayonnaise, mustard

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About Mary Ann

Mary Ann Kelley has been creating meal plans online for over 15 years, first as part of TheHomeSchoolMom's cooking resources for busy moms and later on Menus4Moms, which has been highlighted by "Diner's Journal," The New York Times' Blog on Dining Out, and PBS Parents' "Kitchen Explorer."

Mary Ann loves cooking and she loves planning/organizing, so meal planning is a natural intersection of the two. She believes her mission for the meal plans is being fulfilled when visitors let her know that she has helped them save time and money by teaching them to plan ahead and become more efficient in the kitchen.

When Mary Ann is not cooking or publishing, she enjoys reading, researching genealogy, and traveling.

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