Hot Dogs with Pineapple Bacon Chipotle Slaw


Grilled hot dogs with pineapple bacon chipotle slaw are the perfect summer holiday meal, combining sweet, smoky, cool, and crunchy! Other optional toppings: sliced red onion, red peppers, and yellow peppers.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
8 mins
Additional Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
53 mins
8 hot dogs


  • 1 head green cabbage, finely shredded

  • 1 cup finely shredded red cabbage

  • ¾ cup finely chopped pineapple

  • 1 large carrot, finely shredded

  • 5 slices cooked bacon, chopped

  • ½ red onion, grated

  • ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley

  • ¾ cup mayonnaise

  • ¼ cup apple cider vinegar

  • 3 chipotle chiles in adobo sauce, pureed

  • 2 tablespoons white sugar

  • 1 tablespoon honey

  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard

  • ½ teaspoon onion powder

  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder

  • ½ teaspoon celery salt

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 8 kosher all-beef hot dogs

  • 8 hot dog buns


  1. Combine green cabbage, red cabbage, pineapple, carrot, bacon, red onion, and parsley in a large bowl.

  2. Whisk mayonnaise, apple cider vinegar, chipotle puree, sugar, honey, Dijon mustard, onion powder, garlic powder, celery salt, salt, and pepper in a bowl until well combined. Pour over the cabbage mixture and toss well. Let stand for at least 15 minutes before serving.

  3. Preheat an outdoor grill for high heat and lightly oil the grate. Grill hot dogs until golden brown on all sides, about 7 minutes total. Transfer to a plate. Place buns cut-side down on the grill and grill until lightly golden brown, about 20 seconds.

  4. Place hot dogs in the buns and top with cabbage slaw.

Cook's Note:

Substitute canned pineapple tidbits (drained) for the fresh pineapple if desired.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

499 Calories
32g Fat
43g Carbs
12g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 499
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 32g 41%
Saturated Fat 8g 41%
Cholesterol 32mg 11%
Sodium 1182mg 51%
Total Carbohydrate 43g 16%
Dietary Fiber 6g 20%
Total Sugars 17g
Protein 12g
Vitamin C 70mg 350%
Calcium 142mg 11%
Iron 3mg 18%
Potassium 464mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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