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Bacon wrapped hot dog with caramelized onions

Bacon wrapped hot dog topped off with caramelized onions infused with sherry, cheese and chives! Serve it with your favorite sauce! Mmmm.....
P.S. a new way to impress your guests for Memorial Day!


  • 5 Smoked Knackwurst or a hot dog of your choice
  • 5 Brioche hot dog buns
  • 5 Thinly sliced bacon
  • Caramelized onions
  • Dijon mayonnaise
  • 1/3 cup of Shredded fontina, Swiss or gruyere cheese

Caramelized onions

  • 2 large sweet onions, julienne
  • 3 tbsp of unsalted butter
  • 2 tbsp sherry or white dry wine
  • Salt to taste

Dijon Mayonnaise

  • 1/4 cup of mayonnaise
  • 2 tsp of GREY POUPON MUSTARD Country Dijon Made with Coarse Ground Mustard


  • Rinse and dry your hot dogs. Wrap your hot dogs in thinly sliced bacon.
  • Preheat your grill to 400-425F.
  • Oil your grill before placing your hot dogs. Place your hot dog onto the grill and constantly turn them to allow the bacon to cook on all sides.
  • Spread each bun with softened butter and toast them on the grill.
  • Form your hot dog by spreading dijon mayonnaise on your bun, then the hot dog followed by caramelized onions, cheese and chives. Serve your hot dog with ketchup,¬†remoulade sauce or a sauce of¬†your choice!

Dijon Mayonnaise

  • In a bowl add your mayonnaise and coarse ground mustard. Mix and store in the fridge until ready to use.

Caramelized onions

  • Chop your onions into julienne slices. In a pan on a low heat add your butter. Allow it to melt then add your onions. Mix and cook on low for about 30-40 minutes or until your onions turn a golden brown color.
  • Add in your wine and allow it to reduce or evaporate until 2/3. Finish your onions by seasoning with salt.