Hotdogs don’t have to be just for kids! And they don’t have to be plain and boring either! Here is our adult version topped with a combination of homemade coleslaw and crunchy chips (don’t knock it til you try it).

Hotdogs cooking on the grill

Three gourmet hotdogs on a plate

Skinny Gourmet Hot Dogs

Prep time: 15 minutes

Cook time: 8 minutes

Yield: 8 servings

Serving size: 1 hot dog


  • 8 turkey hot dogs
  • 8 whole wheat hot dog buns
  • 1 batch of Skinny Slaw (see recipe below)
  • ½ cup reduced-fat shredded cheddar cheese
  • ½ cup BBQ Baked Lay's® Potato Chips
  • Skinny Slaw:
  • 14 oz bag classic coleslaw
  • ⅔ cup green onions, finely chopped
  • 1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1½ Tbsp white wine vinegar
  • ¼ cup light mayonnaise
  • 2 Tbsp light ranch dressing
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil


    Skinny Slaw:
  1. Place cole slaw mix in a large bowl.
  2. Add finely chopped green onions to cole slaw mixture and toss to mix.
  3. In a separate small bowl, mix together extra virgin olive oil, light mayo, light ranch dressing, sweetener and white wine vinegar. Using a whisk, mix all the ingredients together to make the dressing.
  4. Pour the dressing onto the cole slaw.
  5. Toss to mix dressing and cole slaw together. Make sure to cover the cole slaw evenly.
  6. Refrigerate for 10-20 minutes before serving.
  7. Hot Dogs:
  8. Place hot dogs on the a well heated grill.
  9. Cook hot dogs for 8-10 minutes until heated.
  10. Place hot dog in bun and sprinkle with cheddar cheese.
  11. Next spoon around ½ cup of Skinny Slaw onto hot dog.
  12. Top off hot dogs with a sprinkle of crushed potato chips.

Nutrition Information

Per Serving (1 hot dog):

Calories: 309

Calories from fat: 65

Fat: 11g

Saturated fat: 31g

Cholesterol: 8mg

Sodium: 995mg

Carbohydrates: 48

Fiber: 8g

Sugar: 10g

Protein: 15g

Vitamin A: 40%

Vitamin C: 69%

Calcium: 24%

Iron: 15%

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