Grilled Franks with Cider Braised Onions

Grilled Franks with Cider Braised Onions

A grilled hot dog recipe served in a pretzel roll and topped with hard cider braised onions and spicy brown mustard

  • 30 Prep Time (minutes)
  • 30 Total Time (minutes)
  • 8 Ingredients
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  • PAM® Grilling Spray
  • 2 tablespoons Parkay® Original Spread-tub
  • 2 cups thinly sliced sweet onion
  • 1/2 cup hard cider
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 4 Hebrew National® Beef Franks (from 12-oz pkg)
  • 4 teaspoons Gulden's® Spicy Brown Mustard
  • 4 soft pretzel sub rolls, split


  1. Spray cold grate of gas grill with grilling spray. Preheat grill for medium heat. Meanwhile, melt Parkay in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion; cook 5 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally.
  2. Carefully add cider and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove lid and simmer 5 minutes more or until liquid has evaporated.
  3. Meanwhile, grill franks 5 to 7 minutes or until hot, turning occasionally. Spread 1 teaspoon mustard on each roll. Place franks in rolls and top with onions.

Nutrition Info

  • 447 Calories
  • 23g Total Fat
  • 12g Protein

Serving Size: 4 servings (1 sandwich each)

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  • 5

    Wow, what a great recipe. If you are looking for a way to turn an ordinary dog into something amazing, give this a try. The hard cider really kicks up the flavor. Love the pretzel buns too - such a great idea.

    , July 01, 2014

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Nutrition Information close
Amount per Serving
Calories 447  
  % Daily Value*
Total fat 23 g 36%
Saturated fat 7 g 35%
Cholesterol 25 MG 8%
Sodium 766 MG 32%
Carbohydrate 45 g 15%
Dietary fiber 2 g 8%
Sugars 8 g
Protein 12 g
Vitamin A   6%
Vitamin C   16%
Calcium   4%
Iron   15%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.